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Re: Libre games that might be worth packaging :)

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: Libre games that might be worth packaging :)
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:39:41 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 1.0; emacs 26.1

Pierre Neidhardt <address@hidden> writes:

> Dan Frumin <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Shouldn't we name this "dungeon-crawl-stone-soup"?
>> Possibly, but the official packages from are called `crawl' 
>> and `crawl-tiles'.
> Maybe packagers use abbreviated names, often with underscores or simply
> no word separator.
> I think we should not follow what other packagers do, but rather what
> the _users_ expect.  The full program name is much more certain to be
> known to the wider audience rather than some abbreviation that is only
> known to the set of developers / restricted community members.

This is what our packaging guidelines say:

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
14.4.2 Package Naming

   Both [variable name and package name] […]
correspond to the lowercase conversion of the project name chosen
upstream, with underscores replaced with hyphens.
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---


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