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Re: New package, name recycling




On 10/21/2017 11:45 AM, Christoph Biedl wrote:
> Also: Reject NEW packages with
> short names (say, less than six characters) since it's quite likely they
> will collide semantically with something else.

If the name is used upstream, and there's no collision, I really don't
see why we'd do something like this. The "will collide" is a wild guess,
and ever will be.

There's about 1000 packages in Stretch with 4 chars or less in the name,
and so far, so good...

Cheers,

Thomas Goirand (zigo)