global vs. context-specific options

As I was just looking a the zotero apa style, I noticed something that
seems now a bit odd. This is added to the citation context:

… but is not in the bibliography. In truth, the suffix in an
author-date style is (I’d say be definition) global in scope. So even
if it’s specified on the citation, it should be applied a well on the

So do we care to distinguish global from local options?

If yes, then we need to move at least this option is be a sibling of
the citation and bibliography elements, and remove it from there.