[Clo-devel] dots in project names

Mario Mommer mommer at igpm.rwth-aachen.de
Tue Aug 12 16:37:09 UTC 2003

Erik Enge <erik at nittin.net> writes:
> Mario Mommer <mommer at igpm.rwth-aachen.de> writes:
> > Frankly, I don't know. What is it you dislike about dots?
> Linux (and Unix in general, I suspect) does not like it.  I think we can
> force it but I'm suspecting it will blow up somewhere.
> Actually, I can't even seem to force my Debian here, even with
> --force-badname.

Ah - no. Then I think we shouldn't allow them. Maybe the best thing is
to ask for a name change, pointing out that issue.


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