Quote Originally Posted by ab View Post
13 was already used by openSUSE
Was there a desire to align the SLE version with the openSUSE version? I was under the impression that openSUSE decision to align with SLE only came about after the SLE decision. The SLE decision drove the openSUSE decision, not the other way around at all.

Quote Originally Posted by ab View Post
13 is unlucky in western cultures, and 14 in eastern cultures.
If that is a/the real reason then I'm surprised that SLE 12 SP2 got kernel 4.4 because in Chinese that sounds like death.death.