[aur-general] KDE Package Guidelines (aka AUR plasmoids mess)

A Rojas nqn1976list at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 10:07:05 EDT 2012

Andrea Scarpino wrote:

> Hi all,
> I just received a mail where the user ask me to rename a plasmoid package
> in AUR.
> He suggests to rename it as kdeplasma-addons-applets-$plasmoidname, but
> this is obviously wrong as kdeplasma-addons is the name of the *official*
> KDE package.
> If we would rename all our packages in that way, will be really difficult,
> for both users and maintainer, to understand if we are talking about an
> official kde plasmoid or not.
> So, I thought about two naming conventions:
> * kdeplasma-applets-$plasmoidname
> * plasma-applets-$plasmoidname

What about service menus? There also doesn't seem to be a common name format 
for them.

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