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Re: Team naming policy on salsa.debian.org




On Tue, 26 Dec 2017, Jonathan McDowell wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 25, 2017 at 11:45:37AM +0100, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> 
> > Teams
> > -----
> >
> > For larger projects you can also create a group to host your projects.
> > To avoid clashes with usernames (that share the same namespace as
> > groups) we are requiring groups to have a '-team' suffix to their
> > name.  Groups can be created using the same self-service portal
> > https://signup.salsa.debian.org.  For larger, already-established
> > teams it is also possible to ask us to create the group with a name
> > not conforming to the normal team namespace. Examples are teams like
> > *debian-qa*.  Please create an issue in the support[1] project.
> 
> Is there a policy here? I'm seeing a mix of formats rather than any
> consistency. For example for keyring-maint should we request
> debian-keyring as a group, or just use keyring-team? DSA and ftp-master
> have gone for the latter (dsa-team + ftp-team) but I'd assumed the
> former was more appropriate for an official Debian entity.
> 
> Likewise for pkg-electronics I was expecting pkg-electronics-team (to
> match, e.g., pkg-suricata-team) but I see things like libvirt-team as
> well so the pkg- prefix doesn't seem to be consistently used/unused.
> 
> Guidance appreciated. I don't want to make an effort to move over and
> update URLs etc only to have to do so a second time because the team
> name wasn't of the correct format.
there is, and there won't be a forced format for the team name. 
We are happy to reestablish old used names (like qa), but I don't see any
reason to establish a policy. 

Alex

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