[rc5] Delay on v2.003

Rebecca and Rowland rebecca at astrid.u-net.com
Tue Jul 22 00:56:15 EDT 1997


>At 06:26 AM 7/21/97 +0000, Chris Carlin wrote:
>>Rebecca and Rowland wrote:
>>
>>> messages saying `We're working on it but don't ask when it'll be
>>> ready'
>>> just irritate, you know.  Saying `We're working on it, and it'll be
>>> done in
>>
>>What I would like to see--and I've seen this done on some other pieces
>>of software--would be a list of things to be done, possibly put on the
>>website, maybe this list. List all of the bugs that are to be fixed and
>>all the new features to be added. As they are completed, they are
>>checked off.
>>If they do it this way, the ETA wouldn't need to be that static. People
>>will see that something is taking longer than expected and will allow
>>the date to be pushed back more readily than if they were just told that
>>the date was being pushed back (or not even told...).
>
>
>Fine.  http://rc5.distributed.net/currentwork.html
>
>Do not flood the list with any questions regarding the details of the work
>being done.  Instead, send queries to rc5help at slacker.com

But...  Virtually every (perhaps all) of my emails to that address have
been ignored.

At least one gets a response from the mailing list - which suggests that
there is no point sending email to rc5help at slacker.com, and lots of point
in sending it to the mailing list.

If only this were not so.

Rowland.


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