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Re: domain-specific names for source packages


On Tue 22 Oct 2019 at 10:54PM +00, Holger Levsen wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 08:05:28PM +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> Let us please all name new source package same as main binary package
>> (not same as upstream project).
> [...]
>> Therefore: Can we please use domain-specific names for source packages,
>> to leave names available in generic namespace when possible.
> a.) I agree with your proposal, Jonas. Thank you for bringing it up.
> b.) patches for #253511 "provide guideline to keep the package namespace sane"
>     to src:developers-reference welcome. That document's source is now
>     ReStructureText, not SGML anymore, btw.

Jonas' proposal is quite cut-and-dry and so maybe we could put it in
Policy instead of dev-ref.

(dev-ref might usefully contain more general guidelines about the

Sean Whitton

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