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Re: [opensuse-project] openSUSE 11.2 schedule
  • From: "Rob OpenSuSE" <rob.opensuse.linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 16:00:22 +0000
  • Message-id: <ce9d8ed60812220800l119153f0yb73af08578133fc2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
The quick forum poll has 42 replies 22nd December at 1600h GMT :

http://forums.opensuse.org/surveys-polls/402364-release-style-preferences-wth-poll.html

View Poll Results: What Release Model Would You Like Best?

Current One - 3 Releases in 2 Years, Some Upgrades via Build Service
11
Rolling Release - "stable", "current" and "factory" well tested
upgrade for stable 13
6 Monthly Release following KDE & GNOME
2
Annual Release with more time for Development & Testing
13
Other (please explain your preference)
3

The votes for annual took off, after posting in the "install" section
of forum. A lot of ppl seem to be upgrading from 11.0, without a
clear reason why, just to have the latest. Then running into
forseeable troubles and known issues.

There's some comments about the "stress" factor of upgrading the
release. Rolling release appeals, precisiely because many small steps
are less worrying than a huge automatic one, that updates the whole
system.

So the proposed schedule would appear to be popular with most of the
user base, who've responded.
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