Originally Posted by FJames
I'm finding it difficult to get a consensus from all the comments too. I'm still on 1.9.17, and for the most part it has been fine. I have a few database problems that crept in somewhere along the way, so I should probably do a factory reset and start over anyway, but it sounds like there are as many down-sides to 2.1.4 as there are improvements.
I don't see it that way. 2.1.4 is super fast and has some very nice features - such as the handling of the shelves.
Just remember, you'll see more reports of problems than praise on forums like this - understandably - because people come here for help with problems.