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>>>>> 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