Re: [NTLK] 2010 fix

From: Matt Howe <>
Date: Tue Sep 09 2008 - 02:32:17 EDT

I remember when the 2010 patch was first released. Because there had not
been much testing of this patch it was labeled as "Alpha" Shortly there
after, the author minimized his Newton presence. As I have been running it
for a couple of years with no adverse effects and I have done some post 2010
test, (all of which worked just fine) I would consider it "Beta" if not
release software. Of course the only real conclusive test will come when we
use it day in and day out after 2010. But I am not worried. I think the
patch will work just fine.

Matt (Ducky) Howe
Owner of a MP2000U and an Emate (Newton) (Desktop)

James Wages wrote:
But if that is true (and I believe it is), then why is it considered "alpha"
software? For indeed, Alpha version software is typically not usable at all
either due to bugs which plague it and/or due to it being "feature
incomplete." So if there are no major bugs and if it is largely "feature
complete," I would expect it to have been called "beta" or "pre-release"
rather than "alpha." But then again, perhaps the individual who programmed
it simply did not understand the differences between "alpha" and "beta"

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