On Thu, 28 Aug 2003, William F. Acker WB2FLW +1-303-722-7209 wrote:
On Thu, 28 Aug 2003, Mike A. Harris wrote:
> This brings up an important point I'd like to make to people.
> In the past, Red Hat did not announce any dates for it's
> products. The main reason for this, was because any form of
> date, no matter how estimated or ball park, will always be
> interpreted by many people as an official promise. When that
> date comes and goes, and for whatever reason the software isn't
> available, those people will become upset and rant and rave.
The rest snipped.
(sorry to piggyback on your post but ...)
no, mike, we don't "become upset and rant and rave." we post
a simple question, asking if there *is* any ETA for the next
beta. which is a perfectly reasonable question, particularly
when a specific release date has already been advertised.
see the difference?