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From Kathey Marsden <kmarsdende...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject Re: Testing
Date Thu, 27 Mar 2008 17:24:49 GMT
Bryan Pendleton wrote:
>   During the process of developing software and preparing a release,
>   various packages are made available to the developer community for
>   testing purposes. Do not include any links on the project website that
>   might encourage non-developers to download and use nightly builds,
>   snapshots, release candidates, or any other similar package. The only
>   people who are supposed to know about such packages are the people
>   following the dev list (or searching its archives) and thus aware
>   of the conditions placed on the package. 
Seems downright anti-open source to me.   Users can be made aware of the 
conditions and can be a valuable resource in vetting a release candidate 
or beta. But I guess  I shouldn't get started. It;s not my decision to make.


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