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For what it's worth, the frenzied churn appears to be by far the worst in the web/mobile application arena. Desktop, system, and embedded development has been fairly stable in comparison. You can argue that stability comes from lack of interest or revenue (and you're probably right), but I don't mind it at all.

I envision being a web developer going for a job interview:

Interviewer: How much experience do you have with MetaXYZ framework version 2.0?

Candidate: Since it was only released a month ago, I've been working with it for a month.

Interviewer: How about version 2.15?

Candidate: I've not seen it.

Interviewer: It was released 47 minutes ago, while you were talking to our HR person. Didn't you take a look between questions?

Candidate: ...
Software Zen: delete this;

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