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Re: Bug#926951: ITP: python3-git-archive-all -- Archive repository with all its submodules




On Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:03:23 PM Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 4/12/19 7:31 PM, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> > On Friday, April 12, 2019 01:08:26 PM Mark A. Hershberger wrote:
> >> Package: wnpp
> >> Owner: Mark A. Hershberger <mah@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Severity: wishlist
> >> 
> >>  Package name    : python3-git-archive-all
> >>  Version         : 1.19.4
> >>  Upstream Author : Ilya Kulakov <kulakov.ilya@xxxxxxxxx>
> >>  URL or Web page : https://github.com/Kentzo/git-archive-all
> >>  License         : MIT
> >>  Description     : Archive repository with all its submodules
> > 
> > I'd suggest git-archive-all be the package name.  The fact that's it's
> > written in python looks like an implementation detail.
> > 
> > Scott K
> 
> And also, having "python3" in the name doesn't seem sensitive. We've
> been using "python-foo" as source package names, and IMO we should
> continue to do so, even for python3 packages.

This is an application, not a python (or python3) module.  If it was a module, 
then I'd agree.  For applications, then language is an implementation detail 
that needn't be exposed in the name.

Scott K