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Why is it so often change the root version (4-5-6-7)?

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Why is it so often change the root version (4-5-6-7)? What is this need? What is fundamentally new in version 7 from version 6 (6 to 5, 5 to 4, 4 to 3)?

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I'm curious about this also. Apparently the change from 3.6 was ill advised and the rapid development of additional versions are attempts at correcting problems resulting from that change. Of course, that's only an opinion.

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What's fundamentally new is the rapid release process. This is a new way of thinking about making software. The basic idea is that you get al lot of small updates instead of one big update every year. See:
rapid release process
rapid release follow-up