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rafael at debian.org
Tue Sep 27 13:54:25 UTC 2005
[Moving this discussion to debian-devel. The context is the recent upload
of the slgdbm package, which is the fisrt package in Debian to provide an
SLang2 module. Please, keep Cc: to pkg-jed-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org]
* G. Milde <g.milde at web.de> [2005-09-27 08:19]:
> On 26.09.05, Paul Boekholt wrote:
> > I should have brought this up sooner, but isn't slfoo too shortish
> > for a debian package name? The perl policy says:
> > naming convention for module Foo::Bar is libfoo-bar-perl.
> > The Python naming scheme seems to be python-foo.
> I vote vor slang-foo. (Not only because I like python more than perl, but
> because this way slang modules will appear close to slang in an alphabetical
> listing (e.g. in aptitude or `ls /usr/share/doc/`).
There is no policy in Debian regarding packages which provide SLang2
modules. Maybe we should write a draft and put it in one of the slang2
packages? Alastair, what do you think?
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