Re: Bug#851306: ITP: freebayes -- Bayesian haplotype-based polymorphism discovery and genotyping
On January 15, 2017 7:32:32 AM EST, Andreas Tille <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 04:09:01PM -0500, Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> "freebayes" seems like a very generic name for something specific to
>> narrow field. Maybe freebayes-genetic-variance or some such instead.
>I fully agree with your generic name consideration. The software is
>well known in this work field anyway so I'm hesitating a bit to rename
>it. Would you consider this a strong issue that needs to be discussed
>with upstream or is it in a "not nice but acceptable" status?
I think it should be discussed with upstream, but we have broader namespace considerations that they may not understand or care about.
As long as a package search for freebayes returns this in the result set, I don't think it's critical to have the package name match exactly the upstream name.
Not wearing my FTP team hat for this, consider it as a comment from another DD.