no ... *really* ... any ETA for updated beta?

Stephen Smoogen smoogen at
Thu Aug 28 16:59:54 UTC 2003

On Wed, 27 Aug 2003, MJang wrote:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Gerald Henriksen" <ghenriks at>
>> One of the issues delaying beta 2 is the move to include Gnome 2.4,
>There's an expectation that a later beta of a product will be in
>"better shape." Unfortunately, that's not fair, given the desire to
>incorporate packages such as the newest GNOME. So Red Hat has
>additional work to do.
>If Red Hat were to release a later beta that was in noticably worse
>shape, I'm sure we'd see a lot of critical media on the topic. As the
>market leader, Red Hat is held to a higher standard.

I think that was the case for the 5.0 and 6.0 Beta chains.. THere were 
some bugs in a later beta and Red Hat got nothing but grief about how 
shoddy they were. 

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