[Fedora-packaging] Naming policy for adding language translation packages

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Jul 16 14:41:52 UTC 2013


On 07/16/2013 09:06 AM, Parag N(पराग़) wrote:
> Hi,
>     I see that we are getting more and more translations packages in
> Fedora and those can be installed now via yum-langpacks plugin. I found
> that these packages are not following uniqueness in their naming. e.g.
> If I look into Russian language translation packages then we have real
> fedora package names as
>
> tesseract-langpack-rus
> kde-l10n-Russian
> libreoffice-langpack-ru
> childsplay-alphabet_sounds_ru
>
> My suggestion is we should have some naming guidelines like use language
> codes for language translation packages e.g. for Russian language your
> package should end with "-ru" only.

Embedding the locale in the pkg name makes good sense.

Would you be willing to write up a packaging guildeline draft?

-- Rex



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