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Linux 2.8 ?

May 24, 2011, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Linus Torvalds)

"The voices in my head also tell me that the numbers are getting too big.

"I may just call the thing 2.8.0. And I almost guarantee that this PS is going to result in more discussion than the rest, but when the voices tell me to do things, I listen."

Editors Note: The 2.6 kernel came out on Dec 17, of 2003 and since then we've seen 39 major kernel releases. The time span between the 2.2 and 2.4 kernels was only two years.

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