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From: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <arfrever@g.o>
Subject: Re: Characters allowed in EAPI names
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 23:55:01 +0100
2012-03-15 08:34:33 Ulrich Mueller napisał(a):
> >>>>> 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+_.-].

Why you don't include e.g. '!', '@', '#', '$', '€', '%', '*', '=' or ':' in this list?

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