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Is there a division in society (according to age) about the post-reform orthography?

I read that in 1996 the German language underwent an orthography reform: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_orthography_reform_of_1996 Wikipedia says that the rules were compulsorily taught in ...
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3answers
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Why is it nummerieren but numerisch?

Neue Rechtschreibung changed numerieren to nummerieren. This is not optional, so numerieren is incorrect now. How come numerisch did not change?
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Neue Rechtschreibung: What has changed?

I see people discussing Neue Rechtschreibung versus Alte Rechtschreibung. What is the difference? What has changed in German orthography since the 1996 Rechtschreibreform?