Bug#112746: ITP: fv -- a Tcl/Tk tool for viewing and editing FITS format files
> Could you please call the Debian package fitsview or something like
> that? It prevents namespace pollution and is much more obvious.
I feel that if a package provides essentially one program, it should
carry its name. The tool fv is part of the FTOOLS package from
HEASARC, and hence is sufficiently well-known among its user-base in
the astronomy community. The authors actually provide binary packages
for a number of platforms, and users expect to find this tool under
the name fv. Renaming the program would create major confusion, as
would choosing a different name for the package.
If people need something obvious, they can always read the tagline and
description, which contain the keywords FITS and view.
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