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Re: Documentation-only packages



On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 08:24:17AM -0700, Chris Weyl wrote:
> On 5/9/06, Tim Jackson <lists timj co uk> wrote:
> >1. Naming. "php-docs" would fit with the usual convention. "php-manual"
> >would be more descriptive of what it actually is. Preferences anyone?
> 
> That's not uncommon; a quick search shows 20 packages name *-manual. 
> Admittedly most are in core, but packages like httpd-manual have been
> around for as long as I can remember using redhat.  I'd think -manual
> makes more sense for a standalone package, if I saw X-docs show up in
> extras I'd probably wonder where X was.

Right.  -doc(s) packages tend to be subpackages, so -manual makes more
sense to me as well.

josh


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