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Re: Python package naming: Dots vs hyphens

From: Efraim Flashner
Subject: Re: Python package naming: Dots vs hyphens
Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2019 09:19:17 +0200
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On Wed, Nov 06, 2019 at 07:49:56AM +0100, pelzflorian (Florian Pelz) wrote:
> Shall I rename python-zope-* to python-zope.*?

For new packages I would use whatever upstream uses in regard to '-' vs
'.'. For existing ones, how many are there? It might be best to just
leave them as-is rather than go through the dance of deprecating the old

> I am in the process of packaging mailman 3 which according to the pypi
> importer needs packages like
> python-flufl.bounce
> python-flufl.i18n
> python-flufl.lock
> python-lazr.config
> python-lazr.delegates
> python-zope.component
> python-zope.configuration
> python-zope.configuration
> python-zope.event
> python-zope.interface

I've actually last week started working on that. I've only done the
python part, haven't searched for any javascript or font-awesome which
I'm pretty sure I saw. I've also started working on a service for it
which I haven't committed yet, but it looks like it's going to be

> However the zope ones have already been added since 2fc5f186801, but
> with a hyphen instead of a dot.  Which one is correct?  Shall I rename
> python-zope-* to python-zope.*?  Or shall I correct the pypi importer?
> Ignore it?

'guix package -A python-zope' lists them all as having a dash, I'd just
go ahead and make them all dashes.

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