Summary of the 2008-03-11 Packaging Committee meeting

Dmitry Butskoy buc at
Wed Mar 19 12:28:46 UTC 2008

Colin Walters wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-03-18 at 20:46 +0100, Benny Amorsen wrote:
>> "Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski" <dominik at> writes:
>>> I disagree. Should we introduce non-ascii characters into package names, I
>>> want to be sure that it is possible to type them in a command line. While
>>> you may choose to ignore CLI users, don't assume that everyone shares your
>>> opinion.
>> CLI users should already know how to deal with characters they can't
>> type. It isn't that hard to use wildcards or copy-paste.
> On the local machine, you can also use a CLI that uses a modern graphics
> toolkit and thus supports the input system:

Please, type Ctrl-Alt-F1 . Then login and work a little. Perhaps it will 
help to understand better...


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