discussion: package naming convention / force only lower case by warning?

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Sun Jul 8 11:09:34 EDT 2007

On Sun, Jul 08, 2007 at 04:53:44PM +0200, Marc Weber wrote:
> > Yes, unfortunately I originally picked the name FilePath, but all the
> > standard GHC packages follow the filepath convention, hence it got
> > modified. I strongly suggest that upper case letters be banned from
> > Cabal packages, or this is going to happen again and again.
> Could / should we add a warning when uploading packages to hackage?

Hackage already rejects such packages, I believe.

> or when building with cabal?

That would be great.


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