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Periods in compat package names

From the "Guidelines for Naming Fedora Packages" the example in the "Multiple packages with the same base name" section (<a href="https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Naming?rd=Packaging:NamingGuidelines#Multiple_packages_with_the_same_base_name" title="https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Naming?rd=Packaging:NamingGuidelines#Multiple_packages_with_the_same_base_name">https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Naming?rd=Packaging:NamingGuide...</a>) seems to contradict the "Separators" section (<a href="https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Naming?rd=Packaging:NamingGuidelines#Separators" title="https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Naming?rd=Packaging:NamingGuidelines#Separators">https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Naming?rd=Packaging:NamingGuide...</a>)

The example describes naming a package as python-sqlalchemy0.5 to show how to make a compatibility package, but the separators section says: