cvs commit: ports/x11 Makefile ports/x11/Terminal Makefile distinfo pkg-descr pkg-plist

Pav Lucistnik pav at
Thu Jan 27 12:08:07 PST 2005

Oliver Lehmann píše v čt 27. 01. 2005 v 20:51 +0100:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 08:27:04PM +0100, Oliver Lehmann wrote:
> > >
> > > Even if the author of that software have choseen to write and use it
> > > uppercase?
> > 
> > This is discussed in the porters' handbook.
> a)
>    Yes it is.
>    >>>>
>    The first letter of name part should be lowercase. (The rest of the
>    name can contain capital letters, so use your own discretion when you
>    are converting a software name that has some capital letters in it.)
>    <<<
>    I don't see a "must" in that part. 

I see "should" there.

> c)
>    What makes "Terminal" different from "FreeBSD" when it comes to
>    writing? We all want to see FreeBSD written as FreeBSD and not as
>    freebsd. So why do we want to force other piece of software to
>    be written in lowercase? Do we apply double standards?

If FreeBSD was available as a port in Ports Collection, the port would
be surely named category/freebsd.

Pav Lucistnik <pav at>
              <pav at>

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