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Open Source Pet Peeve No. 1: We don't do formal releases

Apr 29 2008No Comments by justin

This is hardly a problem specific to the open source community. This happens to webapps whenever developers have access to the production database. However, I am picking on open source productions here, because as a user I am shielded from a web apps release process unless I catch a maintance screen. For closed source products that run on my desktop or my server, you have to at least give me a zip file with compiled binaries so your forced to do a formal release of some sort. A specific …

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