[aur-general] Request: Removal of "java-gstreamer"
garoth at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 16:52:44 EDT 2009
Excerpts from Laurie Clark-Michalek's message of Tue Jun 23 16:45:04 -0400 2009:
> 2009/6/23 Andrei Thorp <garoth at gmail.com>:
> > Excerpts from Vitaliy Berdinskikh's message of Tue Jun 23 16:06:28 -0400 2009:
> >> В Tue, 23 Jun 2009 21:39:55 +0200
> >> Andrea Scarpino <andrea at archlinux.org> пишет:
> >> > On 23/06/2009, Vitaliy Berdinskikh <skipper13 at root.ua> wrote:
> >> > > The original name is gstreamer-java
> >> > But we have the policies, so if you want to package a project respect
> >> > ours policies.
> >> > please adopt java-gstreamer; after this, someone will delete
> >> > gstreamer-java
> >> >
> >> "
> >> * If a Java library has a generic name, the package name should be
> >> prepended with the title java- to help distinguish it from other
> >> libraries. This is not necessary with uniquely named packages (like
> >> JUnit), end-user programs (like Eclipse), or libraries that can be
> >> uniquely described with another prefix (like
> >> jakarta-commons-collections or apache-ant).
> > I'd say that gstreamer-java is a generically named library, so it should
> > probably be java-gstreamer.
> > Thanks for clearing it up.
> Why not just rename it java-gstreamer-java? That way we can respect
> the archlinux policies, and also keep the origal name for anyone
> trying to find it on the aur.
I chuckled. I assume this isn't a serious suggestion. Though it would
solve it, it's not really a "solution".
I'm think I agree with Andrea still.
Andrei Thorp, Developer: Xandros Corp. (http://www.xandros.com)
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