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doc: Clarify 'squatting' in disputes doc

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Isaac Z. Schlueter authored December 14, 2012

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@@ -4,8 +4,10 @@ npm-disputes(1) -- Handling Module Name Disputes
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 ## SYNOPSIS
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 1. Get the author email with `npm owner ls <pkgname>`
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-1. Email the author, CC <i@izs.me>.
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-2. After a few weeks, if there's no resolution, we'll sort it out.
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+2. Email the author, CC <i@izs.me>.
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+3. After a few weeks, if there's no resolution, we'll sort it out.
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+Don't squat on package names.  Publish code or move out of the way.
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 ## DESCRIPTION
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    MIT-licensed program, and then removing or changing the copyright and
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    license statement)
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 3. Illegal content.
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+4. "Squatting" on a package name that you *plan* to use, but aren't
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+   actually using.  Sorry, I don't care how great the name is, or how
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+   perfect a fit it is for the thing that someday might happen.  If
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+   someone wants to use it today, and you're just taking up space with
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+   an empty tarball, you're going to be evicted.
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 If you see bad behavior like this, please report it right away.
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