[Catalog-sig] are quotes and blanks in package names a good idea ?
denis-bz at t-online.de
Fri Mar 27 16:29:01 CET 2009
are quotes ' and blanks in package names a good idea ?
"abo's pysync" broke BeautifulSoup on pypi /simple this week;
Martin patched that quickly (thanks Martin)
but other package tools, python or distis, will surely break.
Agree / disagree / dont-care ?
(A simple lesson from engineering, whether Toyotas or software, is:
if you want quality, you have to work at it --
define what you'll accept or not, post it, enforce it, keep after
a thankless task.
p.s. a trivia question for oldtimers: what languages allow(ed) blanks in
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