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From Jean-Baptiste Onofré ...@nanthrax.net>
Subject Re: Preferred name for package distributions
Date Tue, 26 Apr 2016 05:32:41 GMT
Hi Anthony,

I would prefer apache-FOO.

My $0.01

Regards
JB

On 04/26/2016 07:30 AM, Anthony Baker wrote:
> In a recent thread on the dev@geode list [1] the subject of naming for
> package manager distributions came up, specifically around a Homebrew
> formula [2] for Apache Geode.  Does the ASF provide a recommendation on the
> preferred format when a project name is used in a technical context?  That
> is, should we prefer:
>
> $ brew install apache-FOO
> $ apt-get install apache-FOO
> $ yum install apache-FOO
>
> OR
>
> $ brew install FOO
> $ apt-get install FOO
> $ yum install FOO
>
> I reviewed the branding requirements [3] and found a really great thread
> [4] on a related subject but not see a clear recommendation.
>
> My observations [5]:
>
> 1) In the case of Homebrew, there are 57 Apache formula with only 6 using
> the apache-FOO naming format (there are two others that are aliased to
> support both forms).
> 2) Fedora / RHEL / ContOS use apache-FOO.
> 3) Ubuntu / Debian use FOO.
>
> Should this be left to the discretion of the package distributions and/or
> package maintainers?
>
> Any pointers to previous discussions would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> Anthony
>
> [1]
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-geode-dev/201604.mbox/%3c09F50A34-461B-4A56-81CA-C253D2A1F2B7@pivotal.io%3e
> [2] https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew-core/blob/master/Formula/geode.rb
> [3] http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/pmcs.html
> [4]
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-general/201508.mbox/%3cCA+nPnMzLdtm=-mJzHY5YxEQL564so2xaKTb9GH7TvDearB3FzA@mail.gmail.com%3e
> [5] https://pkgs.org/search/apache-
>

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Jean-Baptiste Onofré
jbonofre@apache.org
http://blog.nanthrax.net
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