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openSUSE Thinking About Naming Change

Mar 14, 2011, 14:35 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Linton)

"Andreas Jaeger, Program Manager at Novell for openSUSE, has posted about an on-going discussion concerning the naming convention of openSUSE. Apparently the traditional "old school" 11.4, 12.0, 12.1, etc. might need some modernization. Developers and active users have suggested several alternatives.

"Jaeger explains that despite common belief openSUSE doesn't actually employ major and minor number versioning. So to assume that 11.4 is an update to 11.3 is incorrect."

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