Re: Names of ROOT packages in Debian
* Steffen Moeller:
> I do not like "project" in the package name too much. If you think of
> how "www.r-project.org" is presented in Debian (as r-..) then it would sound
> strange to me to add "project" to a project that does not have "project" in
> its name.
It's less confusing than "root-system", I think. After all, this
hasn't got to do anything with file systems.
> The problem of the ambiguity of the term "root" remains. Preferable to me
> would be to have the name of the institute as a prefix, which would make it
> cern-root-... or libcern-root-..., much analogous how the products of the
> NCBI are treated in Debian.
This sounds like a good idea to me. For extra safety, you should ask
the CERN folks if they agree.