Re: Bigger! Newer!! Better???
Actually this sort of 'major upgrade' makes me very happy. It essentially means that the underlying structure is mature and stable and is unlikely to break in new and interesting ways. It's an operating system FFS - the details of a new version should really only be of interest to a very niche group. Granted that probably includes a larger than normal percentage of the participants in here.
The longer we can avoid major perturbations like systemd (whichever side of that fence you are on) the more I like it.