[Rd] Underscores in package names

Duncan Murdoch murdoch@dunc@n @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Fri Aug 9 22:17:46 CEST 2019

On 09/08/2019 2:41 p.m., Gabriel Becker wrote:
> Note that this proposal would make mypackage_2.3.1 a valid *package name*,
> whose corresponding tarball name might be mypackage_2.3.1_2.3.2 after a
> patch. Yes its a silly example, but why allow that kind of ambiguity?
CRAN already has a package named "FuzzyNumbers.Ext.2", whose tarball is 
FuzzyNumbers.Ext.2_3.2.tar.gz, so I think we've already lost that game.

Duncan Murdoch

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