Re: constant harping about new versions

Hip! Hip! Hooray!

On Monday 7/26/2004, Dean Martineau said:
>I have never understood the constant prattle about new versions.  Freedom
>Scientific has demonstrated that when they actually have something, whether
>it be a public beta or a release, they know how to announce it.  They know
>how to market!
>Dave has now announced, with some perception of certainty, that version 6
>is coming out in October.  Dave, with what authority do you make this
>pronouncement?  Also, how does it matter?  Until it's out, we don't have
>it.  When it's out, we do.  The endless questions and rumors don't alter
>the release in any way.  Based on history, we know the next version will
>fix some problems, add some features, and create some new problems.  I
>appreciate that we have no control over people who join the list and then
>ask about new versions, but it would be an enhancement to the quality of
>the list of existing members refrained from discussing useless conjecture
>until it turns from conjecture to certainty.
>
>Dean
>
>
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