Re: Perl Police (was Re: Bug#10405: package naming)
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- Subject: Re: Perl Police (was Re: Bug#10405: package naming)
- From: Carey Evans <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: 14 Jun 1997 12:46:40 +1200
- Message-id: <email@example.com>
- In-reply-to: Christian Schwarz's message of Fri, 13 Jun 1997 11:01:01 +0200 (CEST)
- References: <Pine.LNX.3.96.970613105310.238C-100000@klee>
Christian Schwarz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I just had a look at an (old) index file of CPAN. The ".tar.gz" of the
> modules have better names for us, for example: "Date-GetDate-2.00.tar.gz".
> This could easily be converted to "lib-date-getdate-perl_2.00.deb".
> Isn't CPAN split into "sections" (categories)? What about if we pack up
> all modules in a section into a .deb. This would get us (referring to my
> old index file):
I don't agree with this. There are a *lot* of modules on CPAN. Do we
have the entire CTAN in Debian? (Apart from non-free stuff like
We should probably have more bundling than the packages currently
provide, but it will need a bit of work to do the classification. I
am unlikely to want AppleII::ProDOS installed because I want
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