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Re: -doc subpackage Group tag



On Sat, 17 Jul 2004 14:39:10 -0500, Michael Favia wrote:

> Ville Skyttä wrote:
> 
> >On Sat, 2004-07-17 at 19:19, Steven Pritchard wrote:
> >
> >  
> >
> >>So should those packages be renamed to whatever-doc (or *-doc be
> >>renamed to *-docs)?
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >FC3test1:      10 * -doc,   5 * -docs,   1 * -manual.
> >fedora.us:      2 * -doc,   2 * -docs,   0 * -manual.
> >rpmseek.com: 1204 * -doc, 129 * -docs, 141 * -manual (mostly JPackage)
> >
> >Dunno about renaming, but based on the above, -doc could at least be a
> >recommendation for new packages (but then again, IMVHO -docs "sounds"
> >better ;).
> >  
> >
> I ran into this same issue in naming database fileds in tables and 
> variables in my programming. I decided that the singular form is the 
> preferred way to go. Because i was normally refering to a single 
> instance of whatever the item was. In this case i believe the same rules 
> apply. The package really contains the "documentation" not the 
> "documentations".

"docs" is short for "documentation files" (= ".doc files").

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