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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <ge...@optonline.net>
Subject Re: release candidate
Date Tue, 02 Oct 2001 01:36:29 GMT
On 10/1/01 8:55 PM, "Will Glass-Husain" <wglass@forio.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Just downloaded Velocity 1.2rc1.  Look forward to installing.
> 
> This is a basic question-- but what's the difference between a rc version
> and a regular version?  (Maybe there's a FAQ I should be checking on open
> source development?)

The 'release candidate' represents what we think the released version is
going to be - but still gives us wiggle room for any last minute fixes.

The hope is that as 1.2rc1, people will give it a fair shake w/o fear of it
being unstable or unready.

geir

> 
> Thanks, WILL
> 
> P.S.  Apologies for the repost-- please reply to this thread.
> 
> 

-- 
Geir Magnusson Jr.     geirm@optonline.net
System and Software Consulting
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin



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