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Re: Lilypond code/feature freeze for 2.12

From: Valentin Villenave
Subject: Re: Lilypond code/feature freeze for 2.12
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2008 10:53:58 +0200

2008/9/22 Graham Percival <address@hidden>:

> I've read plenty of release announcements, but my reaction is
> different -- marketing make feel greasy and icky.  I had five
> years of training to be as precise as possible in my analytic
> philosophy degree; I hate empty phrases like "50 new features".

Oh, come on.  I hate marketing as much as you do, but we are not
selling anything to people who don't need it.  We've had this debate
many times, and you know how important I think it is to raise people's
enthusiasm in such projects.

> If we'd finished GDP months ago and had begun a GWP, these would
> be in the official FAQ (and most of the current questions in the
> FAQ would be gone).  But since we didn't, they aren't.

Yeah, tell me about it... (sigh)

Anyway, here's a beta release announcement full of empty happy
stances; hope you guys enjoy it :-)


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