>>>> Björn 'besser82' Esser
From what I know, and what is pratically done, one would name the
compatibility package "python-sqlalchemy05".
Please see the relevant guidelines:
That package is the example used on that page. The name which should be
used is "python-sqlalchemy0.5".
The original message quoted the section about not using underscores,
plusses or periods as delimiters. But this isn't a delimiter. The
delimiter is the dash between "python" and "sqlalchemy" or between
"glibc" and "devel" in "glibc-devel".
I assume the period slipped in the package name when preparing some
No, not at all. The guidelines use that consistently. Though if you do
spot something you believe is a typo or other error in the guidelines,
please do open a ticket at https://pagure.io/packaging-committee/
can even send us a pull request.