Re: [Emerald] Emerald 2.5 RC1 Now Available

John Troher ( )
Mon, 30 Nov 1998 10:46:47 -0500

Sounds pretty close to me... : )

Jeff Woods wrote:

> A "Release Candidate" in programmer parlance is "I think this beta version
> is capable of being non-beta software as it is right now, without further
> changes. So I'm going to let a wider group of people test that theory, and
> if there are no problems, I'll release this very version as the non-beta
> 'release' version, chanigng only the version numbers in the display. If I
> do find additioanl errors, though, there will be additional betas, such as
> RC2, RC3. It means I'm VERY VERY close to finishing the #$%^&*(, and any
> estimates I make about release dates at this poing can be considered 99%
> accurate."
> ;-) Smile, Dale, that's a FRIENDLY dig -- 2.5 is well done, and worth the
> wait. Thanks!
> At 09:09 AM 11/27/98 -0600, you wrote:
> >What does "Release Candidate" mean?
> >
> >Is it for real or post beta and almost really ready for prime time or what?
> >
> >Jeff
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