From: Andrzej Pruszynski (email@example.com)
Date: Mon May 06 2002 - 11:08:18 EDT
On Mon 6. May 2002 16:50, Alan Horkan wrote:
> Perhaps the press release could include an accurate description of what
> abiword does do (and a small note that it does not do tables).
Not small. It doesn't change anything at all. Should be noted which version
will support tables.
> I agree that at this point it might be unwise to hit mainstream news
> did Aiken ever manage to make anything of his Abiword on a CD idea?
> I would love to be able to burn a handful of cheap CDs and give them out.
> Also if you like i can take the release binary and compress it with UPX
> for those who want to try and cram abiword on a floppy disk.
> On 6 May 2002, Hubert Figuiere wrote:
> > Date: 06 May 2002 15:42:54 +0200
> > From: Hubert Figuiere <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: AbiWord Dev List <email@example.com>
> > Subject: Re: Maybe we shouldn't spam the world with the 1.0 release
> > announcement?
> > On lun, 2002-05-06 at 14:48, Jesper Skov wrote:
> > > There's some truth to be found in Joel's text here:
> > >
> > > http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/PickingShipDate.html
> > >
> > > 80% of those reading the announcement with download AbiWord, find that
> > > it doesn't have tables, and will never ever touch it again.
> > >
> > > I'm sure enough people, who are not judging a product by features they
> > > don't use anyway, will find and start using AbiWord 1.0, even without
> > > announcing it all over the place.
> > I confirm that. I think I should agree with Jskov. Wait for 1.2 with
> > Table and other stuff to announce our product to the world.
> > Announcing 1.0.1 on SF, freshmeat and other free-software oriented is
> > fine. Upload them to major software archives (even for Windows) is.
> > Hub
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