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For what it's worth, I had downloaded the "fresh" branch a few weeks ago. I think it was version 5.0.3 (or 4). I experienced daily crashes with it. I got so frustrated that I completely uninstalled it and went back to the trusty "still" version. My current plan is to not go near version 5 until I find that version 4 fails to complete my work.

I would recommend that the download cite default to the "still" branch. If I had been a complete noob and had this experience with the default "fresh" branch, I'd be looking for a different solution altogether.


On 01/04/2016 02:17 PM, Tom Davies wrote:
Hi :)
This mailing list usually recommends the "Still" branch rather than
the "Fresh" branch.

The "Still" branch has usually had enough "Service Packs" to fix
almost any problems that people may have had with the "Fresh" branch.
  The "Fresh" branch is the default download offered on the official
website.  It helps the least geeky people and complete noobs to get
the version with the newest features and the most problems.  The
"Still" branch has all the features almost anyone is ever likely to
need, it is extremely robust and reliable - so we give people the
other version because it's more interesting and flashy.

However the "Fresh" branch has just had it's 4th "Service Pack" and so
it's about due to be named the new "Still" branch.  It's about the
time that many of us on this mailing list move our clients and
"mission critical" machines onto this branch and start getting excited
about the prospect of having an entirely new branch to try out.

Good luck and regards from
Tom :)

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