Naming conventions for addons

What naming conventions should addon creators use when zipping their addons? No - or no_. Can someone post the rules here so creators know, and buyers don’t end up with problems installing addons. Thanks Edit: What if the name master is part of the name? What if the zip name differs from the inside content folder name? etc.

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we wouldnt put master on a customer deliverable due to it being irrelevant for those not utilizing git based clients.

our version info is as follows. (2.8) HOps 00986_MercuryX_19

(2.8) - version of blender alternative to 2.79
HOps - Tool Codename (short for HardOps)
00986 - official version number
MercuryX - release element name
19 - service pack level

So basically we refer to updates as _19 and such to differentiate micro day to day changes that occur and to identify customer versions easily.

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Zip name could be whatever you want, something user may easly understand, including a version number, would exclude special chars with exception for _ - . to avoid issues.

Zipped folder must remains constant and exclude any special character but _ (this is a python requirement). Being constant ensure that updates override the same folder.

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