Question regarding dist-git aesthetics with branches

Iain Arnell iarnell at
Wed Jul 21 03:28:27 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 9:54 AM, Christof Damian <christof at> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 00:33, Roland McGrath <roland at> wrote:
>> My opinion is that a branch called F-<n>/master is the nicest thing.
>> Actually, all else being equal, I'd probably go for it being called
>> f<n>/master, since gratuitous caps and punctuation in branch names is
>> not a normal git convention.  (But I only really care about the
>> structure of the names, not the spelling.)
> same here. I also prefer lower case. (package names and dist tags are
> lower-case too).

+1 for lower-case branch names without punctuation.


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