naming of xf86-{video,input}-foo

Hanno Böck ml at
Wed Oct 31 05:54:19 PDT 2007


I just had a discussion with a user who commented on xf86-input-evdev that he 
doesn't like to install something with xf86 in the name, as this sounds like 
it belongs to xfree86.

I thought a while about it. I couldn't find a good reason why all x-drivers 
are named that way. Maybe someone else can tell me?

Maybe it'd be a good idea to change that? xorg-video-foo, xorg-input-bar?

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