OpenSuse’s great leap backward
OpenSuse has been around for quite a long time, and it’s one of the better known Linux distributions.

But recently there’s been quite a controversy brewing over OpenSuse’s change in version numbers.

A writer at LWN.net delved into the controversy and had some interesting thoughts to share.Note: LWN.net is a subscription site but this article is free to read thanks to a subscriber. You can get a free one month trial subscription to LWN.net.Jonathan Corbet reports for LWN.net:
…the discussion around the version number for the next major OpenSuse Leap release has gone on for hundreds of sometimes vitriolic messages. While this change is controversial, the OpenSuse board hopes that it will lead to more rational versioning in the long term — but the world has a way of interfering with such plans.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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