New release8.2 build 764
david at lang.hm
david at lang.hm
Sun Sep 28 14:05:07 EDT 2008
On Sun, 28 Sep 2008, Carol Lerche wrote:
> Why not call it a "tester's key"? It is principally useful for testing
> late-breaking versions.
tester key or experimenter key would be better (although experimenter key
may have implications that make it sound too attractive)
> On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 9:34 AM, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at laptop.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 12:31 PM, <david at lang.hm> wrote:
>>> On Sun, 28 Sep 2008, C. Scott Ananian wrote:
>>>> Requesting dev keys should not be difficult! How can we fix that
>>> one headache (at least from the initial G1G1 machines) was the inability
>>> do a cut-n-paste of the long key between the terminal and the browser and
>>> therefor the need to copy the long key manually between screens (or to
>>> from paper)
>> That is true. http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/5709 and
>> http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/6428 track these issues. I regret I
>> wasn't able to get time to fix them for 8.2; they are on my 9.1
>> roadmap, but help would be appreciated!
>>> another one (very relevant to conference situations) is the one business
>>> delay in getting the keys issues. this isn't usually a problem, but when
>>> only have people togeather for a couple of days (especially over the
>>> weekend) it may not be possible to get keys for people who don't already
>>> have them.
>>> many people who would be good testers don't consider themselves
>>> so would not get them on their own.
>> Can you suggest a better name, or how we might improve our documentation?
>> ( http://cscott.net/ )
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