On Wed, 2008-03-19 at 18:33 -0400, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
This goes out specifically to the Fedora Packaging Committee
but is certainly open for comments from all.
We've got a lot of drafts that are queued up for next Tuesday's meeting,
so it would be very helpful if you read them all well in advance:
As always, this list is pulled from
(which embeds the
table from http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/DraftsTodo
ASCII Naming Guidelines (spot) :
IMO, this proposal is not strict enough.
1. I think, we need to restrict package names to
a-z, A-Z, 0-9, -, _
2. I do not agree to the "When Upstream Naming is outside ..." section.
This section is unnecessarily/avoidable adding confusion for
maintainers. Non-ASCII names have always been banned rsp. technically
impossible ever since Linux exists => this is a non-issue.
Friday, Sunday, Monday are public holidays in Germany (Easter).
I'll be off next week (vacation) and therefore will likely not be able
to attend due to other commitments.