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Re: fc7 should be f7

Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Eric wrote:
>> Martin Marques wrote:
>> <MM>>>>> Hasn't anybody noticed that packages are still labeled fc7,
>> even though it's Fedora 7 and not Fedora Core 7?<<<<<
>> Good morning, Martin.
>> I think that the Fedora team tried to convince people to use F7 and
>> not FC7 and, since that attempt seems to have failed, came up with a
>> "backronym" of "Fedora Collection" to fit the FC.
> Incorrect. The package name was never meant to be changed.
> Rahul
As has been mentioned before, f7 sorts incorrectly with fc6, so updates
would fail to work properly.
i.e. f7 sorts before fc6, when it should sort after.


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