Re: New package, name recycling
- Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 00:58:52 +0200
- From: Thomas Goirand <zigo@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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...
Thomas Goirand (zigo)