openSUSE Stable Maintenance Process Now Fully Open

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http://news.opensuse.org – A while ago, we wrote about the work on moving maintenance support into the Open Build Service. Since then announcement, some of the internal maintenance scripts have been running in parallel to the Open Build Service but the Security, Maintenance and OBS teams are now convinced things are ready for a switch. Soon, to be exact Thursday, March 15 2012, your updates will be delivered exclusively by OBS via an open workflow! Consequences For users, nothing changes. The patch naming will change a a bit but zypper & YaST takes care of that automatically. The real changes are for the openSUSE (Distributions)