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OpenSUSE Developer Weighs In on Release Delay

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http://www.thevarguy.com – It’s not uncommon for open source projects — especially those without strict commercial oversight — to treat deadlines loosely. It’s rarer for them to admit publicly when they face structural problems and need to consider new directions. Yet that’s what openSUSE developers did a few days ago when they announced delays in the 12.2 release. I recently spoke to Jos Poortvliet, openSUSE community manager, about this fork in the road. Here’s what he had to say. Plenty of open source developers miss deadlines all the time, of course. The Debian distribution, for i (IT news)