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Bug#114920: PROPOSAL] remove foolish consistence in perl module names

On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 11:11:44AM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 01:05:09AM -0700, ivan wrote:
> > Current perl policy provides an unambiguous mapping from CPAN distribution
> > name to debian package name, and vice-versa.  If I know the name of the
> > CPAN module distribution I want, I know the name of the debian package
> > which provides it.  If I know the name of a debian package, I know the
> > CPAN module distribution it provides.  I find this *very* useful.  The
> > amendment as proposed would remove this ability. 
> I suggest the amendment require that the package Provide the full
> name, if it doesn't use it as its real name.

It already does.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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