Pirate Praveen:
> On ചൊവ്വ 10 ഒക്ടോബര്‍ 2017 06:08 വൈകു, Ximin Luo wrote:
>> I will also file a RM request later to remove node-d3-format, since it 
>> shouldn't have been accepted into Debian in the first place. Please do your 
>> research properly next time before filing ITPs.
> This happened because npm2deb search expects source package name to be
> node-d3-format. It'd be good to follow the same standard for naming
> packages to avoid issues like this. Or you could have added an exception
> to https://wiki.debian.org/Javascript/Nodejs/Database instead.
> 
> https://wiki.debian.org/Javascript/Nodejs/Tasks/gitlab showed d3-format
> as unpackaged.
>> Feel free to contact me separately about upgrading d3-format to 1.2.0.
> Please update.
> 

I was following https://wiki.debian.org/Javascript/Policy

1. given a foo library, binary package must be called libjs-foo and the source 
package name should be called foo.js; 
[..]
5. should generate a node-foo binary package if the script is usable also for 
Nodejs 

Not everything javascript is tied to npm or nodejs.

If you develop your own tools you should be aware of what else exists in the 
world. A quick "apt-cache search" or web search on packages.debian.org would be 
sufficient.

X

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