[ubuntu-uk] Upgrading to 12.04 ....

MS ms2 at hipcat2.plus.com
Mon Apr 30 12:33:23 UTC 2012


> Update = minor updates to existing software, no big changes.
> Upgrade = major upgrade of the whole system, including new software
> versions, possibly significant changes in UI, needs a lot more time to
> do, etc. If worded correctly, it could act as a warning that it's an
> operation that takes time but also be an opportunity to highlight the
> new stuff that people may be interested in: get a few screenshots in,
> explain changes, a bit like what the installer does but before people
> actually commit to the upgrade.

Is not the problem that the two words are so similar and the average 
punter may not appreciate the huge difference in meaning in Ubuntu-speak.

Having said that I now need to think up some new terms as alternatives . . .

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