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Re: [Vmdebootstrap-devel] Bug#804315: Namespace issues

On Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at 11:17 AM, Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Nov 2015 11:18:32 +1100
> "Michael ." <keltoiboy@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >There is no namespace issue, we are building on the existing
>> >live-config
>> and
>> >live-boot packages that are maintained and bringing these into
>> >Debian as native projects. If necessary, these will be forks, but
>> >I'm hoping that won't have to happen and that we can integrate these
>> >packages into Debian and continue development in a collaborative
>> >manner.
>> Actually there is and I think any person who works in a legal capacity
>> would verify that.
> No, in the Debian project, no team has exclusive rights over package
> namespaces - filename conflicts are different. Namespacing should be
> consistent with the purpose of the package to avoid confusion.
> live-build-ng is the next generation of build tool for live images. The
> name is appropriate.

Obviously, several users don't agree with you. There's a conflict of
interest in the naming of your new package, which confuse established
users base of live-build. live-build-ng isn't a drop in replacement of
live-build, or live-build deprecated in any way (except its usage by
Debian CD team).

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