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Re: New package, name recycling

W. Martin Borgert writes ("Re: New package, name recycling"):
> On 2017-10-20 16:59, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> > I would package the new dino under this name, because I don't think
> > there is a conflict.
> OK, I will better not reuse the name, but go for dino-im (= dino
> instant messenger), which fits with its domain name dino.im.

FAOD: although "." is legal in package names, I agree that it should
not be used here.  We don't want to embed upstream's domain names in
our package names because the former have a very short lifespan (!)
- often much shorter than the lifespan of a Debian package.


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