Bug#114920: PROPOSAL] remove foolish consistence in perl module names
On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 11:11:44AM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 01:05:09AM -0700, ivan wrote:
> > Current perl policy provides an unambiguous mapping from CPAN distribution
> > name to debian package name, and vice-versa. If I know the name of the
> > CPAN module distribution I want, I know the name of the debian package
> > which provides it. If I know the name of a debian package, I know the
> > CPAN module distribution it provides. I find this *very* useful. The
> > amendment as proposed would remove this ability.
> I suggest the amendment require that the package Provide the full
> name, if it doesn't use it as its real name.
It already does.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]