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=== Clarification request ===
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"  Snapshot packages
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If a snapshot package is considered a "pre-release package", you should follow the guidelines listed in Pre-Release Packages , and use an %{alphatag} beginning with the date in YYYYMMDD format and followed by up to 16 (ASCII) alphanumeric characters of your choosing."
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Is there a minimum number of alphatag chars ?
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Would 2 be a good minimum eg: fits hg
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Suggest change to:
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"followed by between 2 and 16 (ASCII) alphanumeric characters of your choosing."

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  •  : Note that Epoch: has been dropped here, but preserved in Provides/Obsoletes below

Clarification request

" Snapshot packages

If a snapshot package is considered a "pre-release package", you should follow the guidelines listed in Pre-Release Packages , and use an %{alphatag} beginning with the date in YYYYMMDD format and followed by up to 16 (ASCII) alphanumeric characters of your choosing."

Is there a minimum number of alphatag chars ? Would 2 be a good minimum eg: fits hg

Suggest change to: "followed by between 2 and 16 (ASCII) alphanumeric characters of your choosing."