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Re: dpkg-sig: sign binary debian archive files

On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 12:50:40AM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 27, 2003 at 07:58:28PM +0100, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > Before the final decision for a new package, I IRCed with Overfiend
> > (maintainer of debsigs), and there is of course also a ITP.
> I'm definitely worried about the name here. dpkg-iasearch ran into
> problems a while ago because it intruded on the dpkg namespace. I don't
> think that non-dpkg code should be called dpkg-foo.

True, but this is already happening with apt too, try 
'apt-cache search --names-only "^apt-" |grep -v howto'. We don't have any 
policy on name space collision AFAIK, do we?



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