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Re: Package naming rant

On Fri, 22 Apr 2016 08:29:15 +0200, Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@err.no> said:

> ]] Hubert Chathi
>> Not necessarily: "openstack-fuel-agent" (by itself) can just as
>> easily be understood (by someone who has no idea what OpenStack is)
>> as "a fuel agent named openstack", just like the "chromium-browser"
>> package is (was) "a browser called Chromium", or "ninja-build" is "a
>> build system called ninja".  So someone who is looking for, say, a
>> fuel tracker might not be any less confused by "openstack-fuel-agent"
>> than by just "fuel-agent".

> The chance of somebody using Debian knowing what OpenStack is is much,
> much higher than the chance of them knowing that fuel (or neutron or
> nova or whatever) is an openstack component and making the connection
> between those two.

I would not dispute that, but I was objecting to the assertion that
renaming the package would make it "clear that it is useless to people
that do not know what openstack is", so the people that we are talking
about is people who don't know what openstack is.

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