Linked by Kroc Camen on Mon 30th May 2011 06:37 UTC
Linux Well this makes a change. Linus Torvalds has announced that the next version of the Linux Kernel release is to be '3.0'. "I decided to just bite the bullet, and call the next version 3.0. It will get released close enough to the 20-year mark, which is excuse enough for me, although honestly, the real reason is just that I can no longer comfortably count as high as 40."
Permalink for comment 475109
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Kinda lame
by Toad on Mon 30th May 2011 15:21 UTC in reply to "Kinda lame"
Toad
Member since:
2005-11-27

Sure, Linus can do whatever he feels, but to me a major version number represents massive breaking API changes. <shrug>


Agree, I think linux should keep the old numbers until braking API and/or really large underlying changes.

Reply Parent Score: 1