Re: For those who care about their packages in Ubuntu
Peter Samuelson <email@example.com> writes:
> Do you really think users who fail to notice an "Origin" tag from
> apt-cache, and believe they're above using reportbug, will notice an
> "-ubuntuN" suffix in the version number?
Actually it seems fairly likely that they would -- version numbers are
_far_ more visible than other package meta-data.
I even know this from personal experience: a while ago I played around
with mixing ubuntu and debian, and various "ubuntu" strings in the
version numbers were highly noticeable.
We have met the enemy, and he is us. -- Pogo