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Author benoitbryon
Recipients benoitbryon, docs@python
Date 2012-05-24.12:42:05
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* Python documentation lacks conventions, or at least guidelines,
  to choose a name for a package.

* Python has tools to create and distribute packages.
  Not covered by this issue.

* Python has tools to create namespace packages.
  Not covered by this issue.

* Python has conventions about "syntax" of module names in PEP 8.
  Not covered by this issue.

Goal: add guidelines+conventions about package names in Doc/packaging/

Discussion started at

Jim Fulton said in

> +1 for an official document (or addition to an existinhg document)
     providing a rational for namespace packages and their naming

Here is a ticket where proposals can be referenced.

Contributions can be pushed on the "doc-package-naming-conventions" branch of
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