Ubuntu getting overbranded?

Mateusz Drożdżyński m.drozdzynski at gmail.com
Mon Sep 25 14:10:35 UTC 2006

On 9/25/06, Joel Bryan Juliano <joelbryan.juliano at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ubuntu is getting really great, but it's also getting really overbranded,
>  every package are named package-1.0-123ubuntu123, which is in other
> distribution have only -i386 suffix.

The 'ubuntu' suffix is used to distinguish between packages synced
from Debian and the ones with Ubuntu-specific changes/fixes. It's a
useful thing and I doubt it can be considered overbranding.

Best regards,
Mateusz Drożdżyński

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