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Re: Draft of Derivatives/Guidelines -- please contribute

On Tue, 21 Dec 2010 12:38:18 -0500, Yaroslav Halchenko <debian@onerussian.com> wrote:
> Dear Debian and Derivatives Projects,
> To help streamlining the construction of "proper" (in legal and
> technical terms) Debian derivative, with Zack's blessing, I have
> initiated a Wiki page
> http://wiki.debian.org/Derivatives/Guidelines


Thanks for doing this.

It says

  Rebuilt Debian packages should carry distribution specific suffix to
  avoid confusion with possibly API/ABI-incompatible original packages
  provided from Debian archives.

does that mean version suffix, or package name suffix? I think it should
be explicit.



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