Are you surprised about this? What bugs me is not people who have it, but the people who apparently signed or accepted an agreement not to share or discuss it.<br><br>Once it's widely distributed on the net, I can't really blame anyone for using it (hell, I'm using v. 64 right now). I received v.67 from 2 different sources on Friday (one being someone who is, shall we say, "in a position to lose his/her job if caught passing out this software" and the other just someone who got their hands on it from the net I guess.<br><br>Once again, I must question Apple's mentality on this. I completely understand that they are pissed-off about the constant leaks. But this has been a problem for many years for EVERY software company. It's nothing new, so why the sudden "pull-the-plug" mentality? Especially for a piece of software that A) Everyone knows exists. B) Everyone can get a copy of the public release and C) Is going to be a free product anyway. If I were Apple, I would release every single beta I could to anyone who wanted a copy. I would probably release it in a special BETA Section of their website so as not to get the general public upset when they realize that it's a beta and many bugs are in it, but It would be nice. Extensis has a program such as this. You just sign up and you get the address to a special download page where you can get the latest betas and submit bug reports.<br><br><br>Visit Me At My .Mac Site
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<br>"If I were Apple, I would release every single beta I could to anyone who wanted a copy. I would probably release it in a special BETA Section of their website so as not to get the general public upset when they realize that it's a beta and many bugs are in it, but It would be nice."<br><br>Good point of view Gizmo.<br><br>
I understand your frustration of the distributions being taken away because people are violating agreements. <br><br>That said, is it a public beta or not? Either Apple is relying on the public at large to test their product for free and submit feedback, or they aren't. <br><br>
yeah, and let the competition know exactly what features and software you are working on! you dont show your poker hand.<br><br>thats just plain wrong!<br><br>beta testers sign NDA's and they should be sued royally for leaking stuff.<br><br><br><br>
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