reopen 241614 = reopen 241619 = reopen 241627 = thanks Hi, On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 01:38:18AM -0500, Evan Prodromou wrote: > I'm closing these three bugs asking for a rename of the packages > terminal, imageviewer, and projectcenter. Please reconsider. (As Josip and others has discussed on the list) Just pick sensible names for the packages and commands. > The software installed by Debian package "terminal" is called > "Terminal". The software installed by Debian package "imageviewer" is > called "ImageViewer". The software installed by the Debian package > "projectcenter" is called "ProjectCenter". Naming packages according > to the upstream software title is, I believe, a suggested practice. With funny capitalization, software command name may be OK but all lower case package name is not sensible thing to do. For all these X-GUI program, command file name are secondary value and menu entry has more impact to the user experience. Name grabbing by X-GUI program has little added values while contaminating name space. Some prefix to indicate group of X-GUI subclass will have real benefit. > I'm not trying to be recalcitrant; I just don't feel like going > through the trouble of renaming the packages without good reason. I'll > be happy to rename any one of these packages if a more important > package or pseudo-package comes along that needs the name. I'll be > happy to comply with official or unofficial naming conventions for > GNUstep apps. Do not you think "making GNUstep apps easy to find by the user" is a very "good reason"? Just add "gnustep-" as some other packages. Why not? Osamu PS: [TO: Miles Bader and other] reply-all must be used with care. Please do not reply-all to the original Evan Prodromou's message. *-firstname.lastname@example.org will close bugs.
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