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Re: i (was: Summary of Package Overlaps)

Christian Schwarz <schwarz@monet.m.isar.de> writes:

> I fully agree to Santiago that no package should install a binary
> called `i'.
> All file names with a single character and also most of the file names
> with two characters are probably name space pollution. 
> A few exceptions might be good, e.g., for utilities which always used a
> single character. Probably `w' and `[' fall into this category.
> What do others think about this? If people agree, we should work out a
> policy change.

I agree completly. If someone insists on introducing single letter
names he should go through the pain of public discussion.

We have to make exceptions for the sake of tradition: [ and dprobably

Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresden.de>

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