Clarification on Extension namespacing rules

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Clarification on Extension namespacing rules

Post by Blitze » Sun Jan 25, 2015 6:56 pm

I am a little unclear with the validation rules around extension namespaces. I know it is suggested, or may be even recommended, but must the vendor be my username? If so, would you please put that in the rules so it is clear?

If i have an extension that is made up of a collection of related extensions would it make sense to put them under a vendor that describes the collection or do you recommend the username still?
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Re: Clarification on Extension namespacing rules

Post by Paul » Sun Jan 25, 2015 7:23 pm

There are no requirements regarding how you should name the vendor. However, vendor implies a organisation or person who writes it, so something like your username, is prefered.
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Re: Clarification on Extension namespacing rules

Post by VSE » Sun Jan 25, 2015 7:40 pm

https://www.phpbb.com/extensions/writing/#a-packaging
The vendorname could be your username or any other name you choose to associate your extensions with.
And yes, if you are making a collection of related extensions it would make sense for them to all be under the same vendor name.
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Re: Clarification on Extension namespacing rules

Post by Blitze » Sun Jan 25, 2015 10:35 pm

Ok great. Thanks for clarifying that. I was incorrectly being asked to change my namespace.
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