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Re: Package naming rules.

> The solution:
> Since other utilities than grep follow the same rules for word separators
> it seems only prudent to not allow word separators within a package name.
> As the underscore ('_') character is not considered a word separator (at
> least by grep, that's the only test I have made) I strongly suggest that
> all dash ('-') characters in package names be replaced by underscore ('_')
> characters.
> Any objections?

I thought this was already decided.  Package names will continue to
use hypens ('-'), but they will be converted to underscores ('_') when
used in file names.  You won't even have to bother with word
separators.  Just check for <package>-*.

David Engel                        Optical Data Systems, Inc.
david@ods.com                      1101 E. Arapaho Road
(214) 234-6400                     Richardson, TX  75081

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