[Bf-committers] Roadmap 2.5 proposal

Thomas Dinges dingto at gmx.de
Sun Sep 20 10:51:58 CEST 2009

Matt Ebb schrieb:
> I think after all the hype, most people will be expecting something  
> better than what we're going to provide, so it's really important to  
> communicate this properly and clearly - you can't expect every user  
> out there to have seen and understood this roadmap and naming system,  
> which is really something for internal blender development, not  
> something that the general public will get.
This is something which we really have to think about, nothing would be 
worse than calling it 2.50 and then people are not statisfied because it 
doesn't work properly yet.
> Like cam says, some options are:
> A) we can call it 2.50 (and then have to explain that it's part of a  
> bigger 2.5 series, and that it's really not a final release, and blah  
> blah blah), which has a high potential for people to misunderstand/ 
> misinterpret/not even read lengthy explanations.
> B) or we can call it something obvious like "2.50 beta" or "test1" or  
> "pr1" , which everyone immediately understands.
> I strongly support  B..
> cheers,
> Matt
I also support option B.


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