I know its safe on 8.2.2 on 10.3.9 and Qt 7.01. and I have seen Floh say its safe to go to 10.4, so, - is its free from 8.1 to 8.2 these days? BTW
10.3 .9 was a lot "nicer' than the earlier versions and quicker responses . Dont do it if you dont do Qt 7 and load the new patch.
ONLY go to QT 7 if you plan to also move to OS 10.4 with M100 8.2.3a.
QT 7 DID cause issues in media 100 under 8.2.2 and os 10.3.9, often involving un reliable high data rate capture.
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it" is always my theory.
UNLESS you're using other apps that are themselves requiring you to upgrade, why change? If the system is working stable today, keep it that way, particularly if you are in the middle of a big project.
My rule is not to upgrade in the middle of a project. I'll wait till a project is done before making any changes to my system.
Thats right Arthur, however 8.2.3 (free update from M100 site) on 10.3.9 with Qt 7 AND the first update to it seems ok - except that at the moment I cannot check it on m100 with high data rates, but it certanly was ok on my G4 dual 1.4 with all the above, using DV quality rates.
I also would not under any circumstance update with an unfinished project in the works.Which makes it quite hard to actually update! :-)