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Re: Naming guidelines question



On Fri, 2006-05-26 at 20:49 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-05-26 at 10:13 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> > Hans de Goede wrote:
> > 
> > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/NamingGuidelines says that
> > > %{name} should use upstreams advertised name and/or tarbal name. But it
> > > says nothing about capitalization. I thought that the rule was to always
> > > use all lowercase even if upstream does things differently unless there
> > > are arguments in favor of sticking to upstreams capitalization?
> > 
> > I don't think the NamingGuidelines cover capitalization, but I don't think
> > it unreasonable to lowercase everything.  
> 
> It would be good to enforce lowercase in the guidelines I think.

Packager's discretion. If upstream always uses a case sensitive name
(ORBit), then it makes sense to uphold that. I'm not going to force
anyone to go all lowercase, but if the packager wants to do it, then
they can.

~spot
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