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Subject: Re: Release thoughts

Re: Release thoughts

From: Peter D'Hoye <>
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 22:12:44 +0100

> I'm not sure how much positive effect more time would really have.
> What I personally would really like to see is a checklist of features
> like like each playback format, playlist loading, saving, and
> reorganizing, etc, for each of the targets we support. Then we can ask
> users (or developers) to run through that playlist and check them off.
> Rather than a basic "let us know if there are problems" we can replace
> it with a "please let us know that each of these things works, or if
> you don't wish to test all of them, let us know which ones you did
> test and if they worked." I think even a full checklist of features
> shouldn't take too long to run through for a user.
> I doubt we'll get everything in the list this time, but between now
> and the next release when someone says "Why didn't you test X" we can
> add it to the checklist for next time, and so on.
It was just a fear that there will be insufficient time to let users test.

I do like the test check table to let users report what was tested to
avoid duplicate testing. Nice idea!

Received on 2009-11-19

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