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Re: Bug#638554: ITP: news -- GTK-based highly configurable RSS Ticker



On Sat, 20 Aug 2011 12:32:55 +0200
Emmanuel Thomas-Maurin <manutm007@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 08/20/2011 11:25 AM, Colin Watson wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 07:59:49PM +0200, Emmanuel Thomas-Maurin wrote:
> >> * Package name    : news
> >>   Version         : 0.5.3
> >>   Upstream Author : Emmanuel Thomas-Maurin <manutm007@gmail.com>
> >> * URL             : http://revu.ubuntuwire.com/p/news
> >> * License         : GPL
> >>   Programming Lang: C
> >>   Description     : News is a GTK-based RSS Ticker that displays feeds as a
> >> smooth scrolling line on your Desktop, as known from TV stations. Open feed
> >> links in your favourite Browser. Graphics are highly customizable.
> > 
> > This is an awfully generic name for a Debian package.  How about calling
> > it 'newsrssticker' or 'news-rss-ticker' instead?
> > 
> 
> Thanks for everybody feedback. I was wondering whether 'i-news' could be
> suitable? Otherwise, I will go for 'news-rss-ticker' for package name
> although I'd like to find a shorter name for binary/command (and am
> running out of ideas...)

It's GTK, so presumably it's going to have a .desktop file and won't be
launched from the command line, typically. The length of the name of
the executable does not, therefore, need to be short. Use the source
package name as the binary package name and the command.

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Neil Williams
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