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Re: RFE: Use generic names in packages



On Thursday 28 June 2007 22:54:45 Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Hi
>
> A recent discussion in EPEL about whether README.Fedora would be
> confusing to EPEL users has brought into forefront what I consider a
> good packaging guideline for Fedora to follow which is to avoid using
> the "Fedora" name as much as possible in package names and files with
> exceptions like "Fedora directory server" and recommend using generic
> names wherever possible.
>
> This would certainly help in being a better upstream for distribution
> and other efforts that are based on Fedora including RHEL, EPEL or OLPC.
>
> In this specific instance I believe the guidelines should be mandating
> README.distribution instead.
>
> Refer to
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/epel-devel-list/2007-June/msg00064.html
> for the discussion.
>
> Rahul

At what point does this become silly though?

-- 
Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora

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