[csw-maintainers] Change python modules catalog names to have a py_ prefix (instead of just py)?

Philip Brown phil at bolthole.com
Wed Sep 23 22:35:22 CEST 2009

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 1:37 AM, Sebastian Kayser <skayser at opencsw.org> wrote:
> I was just about to file the bugs against packages which don't have the
> py_ prefix. Just wanted to make sure we have reached a consensus here so
> that i file the bugs against the right set of packages:
> - python programs with a recognized name can/should be left as is
> - python libraries will be prefixed with py_
> Resuming the pyyaml example: pyyaml is a library (python modules only),
> thus the software name would be py_yaml. This is similar to Debian's
> policy [1], just that they prefix module packages with "python-". In
> their case, pyyaml is packaged as python-yaml [2].

except that "pyyaml" is in the "recognized name so should be left as
is" category :-)

it is "recognized" both in the sense that we have an existing package,
AND, even MORE importantly, there is the actual specific name of the
hosted from "pyyaml.org"

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