> Well, it depends on how you count. For example, Debian Squeeze is not yet
> released. But it's going to be way outdated at release time, if you take
> some specific high-profile examples:
> - Python 2.6 (not 2.7, released Jul 3)
Same for Ubuntu 10.04 and Ubuntu 10.10.
> - Linux 2.6.32 (not 2.6.33-2.6.35, 2.6.33 released Feb 24)
Well, 2.6.32 will be maintained longer than 2.6.33, 2.6.34, or 2.6.35; and makes much more sense for a Debian release.
> - GCC 4.4 (not 4.5, released Apr 15)
Same for Ubuntu 10.04 and Ubuntu 10.10; moving to a new GCC version is usually a bit complicated.
> - Firefox 3.5 (not 3.6, released Jan 21)
> - Thunderbird 3.0 (not 3.1, released Jun 24)
Mozilla stuff is generally a problem, as far as I know.