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Re: PKGNAME/directory name case guidance
On Fri, Mar 25, 2022 at 10:51:41AM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> We have editors/Sigil and editors/PageEdit. The packages have the
> mixed-case names because those are the names upstream uses when
> referring to the software, and the names of the DISTFILES.
> They install lower case binaries sigil and pageedit respectively; this
> is also following upstream.
> I've been asked to rename the packages to lower case names (sigil,
> I have no strong opinion either way.
> Do we have a consensus I have overlooked?
> Suggestions on what to do with these two packages? (Please note,
> renaming now will make additional problems on case-insensitive file
> systems as long as we keep using CVS.)
It ain't broke, don't fix it.
(We do have a long-standing policy of not renaming packages just for
arbitrary cleanup, or even if they're clearly in the wrong category,
and this is worse than that because it will break CVS trees.)
David A. Holland
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