michal.sawicz at canonical.com
Wed Dec 11 19:51:07 UTC 2013
On 11.12.2013 19:46, Kevin Gunn wrote:
> I can't remember exactly why, but I believe its the release teams
> process to add the date in when they insert it into archive.
AFAICT the purpose was to be able to easily determine what the package
really is - as in what it's targeted for (14.04) and the unique release
date (+optional iteration, if there were two on the same day).
On top of that, 0.1.2 alone can't be the upstream version number, as
code changes would be rejected by dpkg - you can't have two upstream
.orig tarballs with different contents (that generally excludes the
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