"core" still present

Jonas Karlsson jonas.karlsson at fxdev.com
Fri Oct 22 17:00:14 UTC 2010

 On 10/22/2010 06:55 PM, Jonas Karlsson wrote:
>  On 10/21/2010 04:53 PM, Paul W. Frields wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 11:34:16AM +0200, Jonas Karlsson wrote:
>>>  as someone will probobly notice I forgot to add "in upcoming releases
>>> in the end of my last mail.
>>> On 10/21/2010 11:32 AM, Jonas Karlsson wrote:
>>>>  Hi all,
>>>> I've been thinking about the "core" part in Fedora that was removed some
>>>> time ago (some 7-8 releases ago) but still hangs around here and there.
>>>> One place in particular is in package names. Fedora 14 for example have
>>>> "fc14" suffix, why not change this to "f14"?
>> There are technical reasons for this that concern the NEVR comparison
>> algorithm for packages.  For that reason "fc" here was decided to mean
>> "Fedora collection." :-)
>> We need a "General random FAQ" for these kinds of things, don't we?
> Fedora collection.. that rings a bell somewhere in the past.. yes FAQ
> might help here, but sounds more like a temporary solution, and cause
> for confusion?
> //Jonas

I hit the send button to early yet again.. what I mean is that the fc
part in the file names sound more like a temporary solution and cause
for confusion for those who do look at package names.


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