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I was thinking... #1246 12/12/02 03:38 AM
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Since so many people post so many messages about the new mIRC version, why nto make a small effort to keep us informared about it? Like...progress updates in 'Latest News' by Khaled or something. That'd be cool, and it would add some depth to that board, PLUS get rid of those 'when's the next mIRC coming' posts smile

Just a thought :P

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Re: I was thinking... #1247 12/12/02 09:26 AM
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Newsletter covers when it will be released good enough IMO.


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Re: I was thinking... #1248 12/12/02 10:51 AM
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You really can't prevent "when does the new mIRC comes" questions.

You can inform users in multiple ways.
With a release date or without.

When you choose to give a release date, you are creating expecations. However, when you don't release it on the release date, hell breaks loose in the form of whining.

When you don't give a release date, people still will wonder when it comes out, or say stuff like hurry up.

So IMHO I think the current "release policy" is the most efficient.

Re: I was thinking... #1249 12/12/02 02:20 PM
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Not knowing the exact date of release is part of the fun in waiting for it.

Re: I was thinking... #1250 12/12/02 06:30 PM
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Then there will be no fun about it frown You know how many ppls open mirc homepage everyday just to check out if the new mirc came out!?!?!? Think about all this ppls what will they do then everyday? lol :tongue:

Re: I was thinking... #1251 12/12/02 08:20 PM
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I'm not saying give a release date, just progress reports. Like 'I just added this major thing' or 'I just fixed this nagging bug' etc. I think it would make people more excited for a release.

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Re: I was thinking... #1252 12/12/02 08:58 PM
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Dunno, I personaly and I guess many others would prefer to just see all at once than slowly slowly everydays knowing whats new and what's fixed with the new mIRC there is more suspence wink

Re: I was thinking... #1253 13/12/02 09:14 AM
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I agree, FunChatter. Getting little bits of info beforehand would kinda spoil it. Think of it like opening one Christmas present a day in the run up to the big event - you're gonna be a bit disappointed on the day!


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Re: I was thinking... #1254 15/12/02 08:33 PM
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If I were working on a client I would do as suggested with little egotistical comments for ex.
I just added a about 100 lines of code to mimic mircs ial cuz I rule!!!

** aren't we glad khaled and krejt aren't egotistical flesh eating zombies like me smile


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