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Beta 2 & 3 released on the same day

Discussion in 'General XenForo Discussion and Feedback' started by chulapi, Jun 25, 2013.

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  1. chulapi

    chulapi Member

    I think it was a bad move from Mike to release Beta 3 immediately after the release of Beta 2. It looks weird and a bit unprofessional. A better way to fix the problem with Beta 2 was to release a patch and update the Beta 2 to include this patch.

    I feel Beta 3 a waste of beta numbers...

    What do you think?
  2. Jeremy

    Jeremy XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I believe the version bump was necessary for the phrase changes to function correctly. Most of those immediate post-release patch releases are strictly PHP related. I don't really think there's much of an issue with releasing it on the same day.
  3. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I didn't realise beta numbers were in limited supply...
  4. Sheldon

    Sheldon Well-Known Member

    This officially shows there will always be a complaint.
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  5. Jeremy P

    Jeremy P Well-Known Member

    Unprofessional? It's still in development. And it technically is a new version.

    That people will complain about anything :rolleyes:
  6. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Yea we only have 4.
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  7. LPH

    LPH Well-Known Member

    Dang - and I was hoping to convince @Mike to use "gamma" after the beta - just to really throw people for a loop. After all, we were used to the Tuesday rule for releases. Maybe they'll break free from the confines of alpha - beta - ...

    Better yet - I want to see beta ;)
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  8. Alfa1

    Alfa1 Well-Known Member

    I think you have too much time on your hands to bother about such things. I see it as highly professional that a new version is released as soon as necessary.
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  9. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    I call it being professional. I also call it - thanks Mike for releasing it so quickly but most of all I fancied another update tbh and feel 2 updates in 1 day fills my appetite with regards to upgrading consumption. Yeah!! More upgrades, sir? Yes please.
  10. Kevin

    Kevin Well-Known Member


    Oh, wait, are you serious? :cautious:
  11. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    Forreal. WTF
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  12. Magic

    Magic Active Member

    A 3rd beta version that is released so soon after the 2nd, that addresses "found" issues can only be a WIN, in my humble opinion.

    Release as many as you deem necessay.

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  13. EQnoble

    EQnoble Well-Known Member

    Why y'all beta blockin? Nobody need to be gangbangin on beta. J/K

    But seriously, it has been said already..move on and don't give the idea any more attention than it deserves. The dude had an opinion, to be constructive all one needs to do is point out what positive things come from it. Instead of bashing someone for their negative view of the circumstances.

    In my situation I didn't get online until after b3 was dropped so realistically they saved me a upgrade by updating it so fast...and I am sure for anyone that needed the b3 update from 2 that it was also very convenient to get it so quickly.
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  14. Brandon Sheley

    Brandon Sheley Well-Known Member

    You're welcome to only update to the beta 2 if it makes you feel better. ;)
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  15. Sheldon

    Sheldon Well-Known Member

    I don't think that is possible.
  16. CyberAP

    CyberAP Well-Known Member

    I don't want to be near this guy when 1.2 final is released.
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  17. Cambion

    Cambion Well-Known Member

    I actually thought i was late missing beta 2 when i saw people said they already upgraded to Beta 3 lol
    But good to see such fast response with the updates.
  18. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

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  19. Cambion

    Cambion Well-Known Member

    @Shelley omg at that LOL...i'm in starbucks and just definitely laughed a bit too loud and caught the attention of a few patrons haha. Too funny.
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  20. Moshe1010

    Moshe1010 Well-Known Member

    You have no idea how much time it takes to go through 500+ phrases that are "outdated". Checking every one of them, if anything has changed, causes hard work for translators like myself; and it's a waste of time since it was a bug.
    For you it's unprofessional, for me it's something that I've seen little to none at other software developers.
    Thanks Mike!
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