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Re: library/package filename prefixes

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: library/package filename prefixes
Date: Mon, 04 May 2020 22:51:05 -0400

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  > FWIW, I proposed a minimum of 2 chars (plus hyphen).
  > I think that's good.  What's a good reason for going
  > to 3 instead of 2?

The namespace of 2-letter prefixes seems somewhat cramped to me.
Every package that uses such a prefix will have to be discussed
regarding whether it is entitled to one.

A rule saying "use at least three" would not cause any real trouble
and would mostly eliminate that problem.

Dr Richard Stallman
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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