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Cast your vote in Linus Torvalds’ Linux version numbering poll

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Cast your vote in Linus Torvalds' Linux version numbering poll

When Microsoft launched Windows 10 Technical Preview, the name came as something of a surprise; everyone had been, understandably, expecting Windows 9. Over in the world of Linux, as we know, things work a little differently.

The world of Linux-based operating systems is a fragmented one, but Linus Torvalds — whose loins were partly responsible for giving birth to Linux — is asking the community how version numbering should be handled moving forward. Should things be kept simple, or should version numbers just keep getting longer, and longer, and longer, and longer?

Taking to Google+, Torvalds …continue reading on BetaNews

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