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Re: 1.3.5

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-06-15 22:23:29 CEST

Thomas Hruska wrote:
> Peter McNab wrote:
>> I frequently run with 1.4 nightly builds in an endeavor to help with
>> testing and so do not follow the 1.3.x releases.
>> Maybe there are a lot of shy folk out there who steer clear of RCs and
>> wait for and only ever use the new release. That approach is sort of
>> self defeating though because the time to turn around a problem in an
>> RC is much less that the time to get a production version changed.
> Ah, but you are forgetting about all of those "corporate users" - people
> who work in environments that demand seemingly stable versions of all
> software to be used to reduce financial losses. Many businesses have
> explicit policies to not use "beta" versions of software to protect
> themselves from losing business data.

Nothing we do will ever change that. But I think we should add a
separate link to the stable nightly as I suspect most nightly testers
only look at the trunk build.

> That and given the choice of
> using a shiny installer vs. compiling it themselves, people will choose
> the former (partly because not everyone using TSVN has a compiler!).

Pay attention ;-) The nightly build (stable and trunk) are provided as
an msi installer, and always have been. It looks exactly the same as the
released version.


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