On 22.12.2010 14:14, Karsten König wrote:
currently people might get the impression a bump from 11.3 to 12.0 might be more exiting then from 11.3 to 11.4.
Hm. I don't think so. Maybe some people will think that, but I think an user who wants just to use a system don't care of version numbers. And some self-made experts maybe say some things like "No, stay at 11.3, on 12.0 don't run your apps". (Yes, this is absolute crap, but some people really think so).
Maybe we just bump a new version number when there are some major changes. In short:
- New desktop environment (some incompatibilities between version x.y and z.0) - New Kernel with major changes - Some new software like LibreOffice for OpenOffice.org
But there is an other side of the story: For the marketing team it will be different to push 11.4 as 12.0. The most people who are interested in openSUSE know that the next release will be 11.4. The PR is almost there. Why we shall change it?
The final point: We can say next release will be a great release and can make some new, fresh and revolutionary called 12.0
merry christmas and a happy new year to all kdl