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- Subject: Re: [meta] Writing release announcement emails
- From: Peter Aronoff <telemachus@...>
- Date: Fri, 5 May 2017 08:27:21 -0400
Gregg Reynolds <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> nice. whaddya got for un-announcements? e.g. the thing i'm working on
> all by my lonesome that's just about alpha (seems to work) but needs more
> eyeballs, testers, etc.?
I think I would do it pretty much the same way, except that I'd make sure
to say very clearly that the thing was pre-alpha and available for more
eyeballs and testers, but not (necessarily) fit for production use, etc.
We have not been faced with the need to satisfy someone else's
requirements, and for this freedom we are grateful.
Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson, The UNIX Time-Sharing System