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Re: [opensuse] SUSE version naming
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2006 21:29:34 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060417192934.GK24312@xxxxxxx>
On Sun, Apr 16, 2006 at 01:00:47PM +0200, houghi wrote:
> I am curious how SUSE decides when a version goes from X.0 to Y.0.
> e.g. SUSE 9.0 was more, I think a buniness decision. SUSE 10.0 was due to
> the step to openSUSE.
>
> I can see no real technical reasons (anymore) to keep this up. I also
> believe that it might confuse people. Some people say that they stay with
> 9.3, till 10.1 comes out, because they do not trust .0 releases.
>
> I think that 10.0 is closer to 9.3 then 10.1 is to 10.0 and that 10.1 is
> more of a new line then 10.0 was.
>
> So will SUSE keep these version numbers and if so what are the decisions
> to go to 11 (It goes to eleven :-)

Its only a marketing issue, nothing else.

Ciao, Marcus

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