Should designers switch to OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion?

The anticipated OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion has now hit the app store and is eagerly being downloaded by many. I noticed on my Twitter feed however, that many people were choosing to hold off on the upgrade, for at least a few weeks, until they could confirm there were no glitches with existing software crucial to our workflow. Call me stupid, irresponsible or just throwing caution to the wind because I had a backup Macbook air should things go really wrong, but I excitedly installed Mountain Lion the moment it was available. Despite having a developer licence enabling me to get hold of the beta version months ago, this was one of the few releases that I chose to wait for.

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