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From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
Subject: Re: Characters allowed in EAPI names
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 08:34:33 +0100
>>>>> On Wed, 14 Mar 2012, Brian Harring wrote:

> A hard rule there is a bit dumb, although frankly I don't hugely 
> care one way or another- if we have it, extend it to the three 
> rather than just paludis.  Or drop it, don't hugely care.

> EAPI *does* need to be tightened to make clear the first char of
> EAPI can't be '-'; it's used now via the cache as a marker to
> indicate that it pulled the EAPI, but didn't know how to handle it.
> It's live and in use, and has been an undocumented requirement
> basically since day 1.

> No one is going to conflict with it, just best to explicitly note
> it's offlimits as the first char of an EAPI name.

Yes, and I wonder why there was resistance against my suggestion.

   An EAPI name may contain any of the characters [A-Za-z0-9+_.-].
   It must not begin with a hyphen, a dot or a plus sign.

It's consistent with what we have for other names, like slot or
category: <http://dev.gentoo.org/~ulm/pms/head/pms.html#x1-170003.1>

Ulrich


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