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SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« on: July 07, 2008, 12:18:06 PM »
Come one, come all,

So, it’s been a little while since the last update which no doubt means that the World is coming to an end, all the developers of SMF have died in a freak swan related accident or we’ve got a bit caught up and haven’t had much to say. Fortunately I can inform all those listening (I’m sure there are at least three people interested in this post) that it’s the third of those points which is most true (Although it was touch and go for a minute on the who swan thing – I told Compuart that stop waving his body parts at our flying friends).

Anyhow, I don’t really have any real excuses for why Beta 4 isn’t out. Summer is always a difficult time to develop, there are times when programmers have even been to leave the house during the height of this season. Personally I’ve been quite busy with the whole inconvenience that is real life, and thus bugs haven’t been getting fixed and our terribly efficient (and hence terribly irritating) beta team keep finding more bugs to fix – grrr. There are still a couple of real humdingers on the bug tracker which we simply must fix and I’m afraid Beta 4 must wait until then.

However, all is not lost. We should all be a little more free the next few weeks and we are trying damn hard to squash those remaining little critters. Once Beta 4 is out we just need to run through the bug fixing all the way to final – sounds so much easier to say than to do of course. In the mean time, those waiting patiently should probably visit their local Church/Mosque/Synagogue and partake in some lovely sing songs and praise their respective Lords to pass the time. Those who are not waiting patiently should try seeing how many malnourished gerbils they can stuff down their trousers and submit photos to RickC who is compiling them for marketing purposes; anyone who does so with a SMF T-Shirt on will be provided with one virtual “nod in the right direction” to show our respect without actually costing us any money, as we need all our money to fund Derek’s server farm.

Anyway, “Happy Holidays” (The politically correct version of “Enjoy the Summer” as some people, like myself, live in rubbish countries which don’t really experience sun.

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2008, 01:28:04 PM »
* SleePy wonders if grudges "I" key got stuck and just went with it :P
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2008, 01:45:34 PM »
IIIIII for one appreciate the heads-up ;) I'll go find some malnourished gerbils... but does the SMF shirt have to be the official one? Or can I finger paint on a blank shirt?
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2008, 02:19:38 PM »
Just when I thought I'd dedicate myself to some hardcore beta testing, starting with an upgrade of my live forum of ~362K posts from 1.1.5 to Beta 3.1... Oh well, you lose some, you gain some.

Hopefully you guys will get to have more time and less inconvenience during holidays. And please stay away from lakes and other bodies of water. We'll understand.

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2008, 05:15:21 PM »
Enjoy the Summer too Grudge ;) Gotta love the UK... heh.

Nice to have an update - I think everyone is a little busy with real life right now, however as you say, that will soon get a bit easier, hence hopefully SMF SecretWorldDominationVersion 3.0 will soon be out ;D

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2008, 09:50:03 PM »
My gerbil is WELL nourished...I have a pic on my meet the team thread as proof :P

Good post though, made me laugh.
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2008, 09:52:07 PM »
* Amacythe just shakes her head and chuckles

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2008, 03:30:51 PM »
So, it’s been a little while since the last update which no doubt means that the World is coming to an end, all the developers of SMF have died in a freak swan related accident or we’ve got a bit caught up and haven’t had much to say. Fortunately I can inform all those listening (I’m sure there are at least three people interested in this post) that it’s the third of those points which is most true (Although it was touch and go for a minute on the who swan thing – I told Compuart that stop waving his body parts at our flying friends).

No news, are good news :P But I was quite impatient :P I'm glad that we've got more news about SMF 2.0 :)


Anyhow, I don’t really have any real excuses for why Beta 4 isn’t out. Summer is always a difficult time to develop, there are times when programmers have even been to leave the house during the height of this season. Personally I’ve been quite busy with the whole inconvenience that is real life, and thus bugs haven’t been getting fixed and our terribly efficient (and hence terribly irritating) beta team keep finding more bugs to fix – grrr. There are still a couple of real humdingers on the bug tracker which we simply must fix and I’m afraid Beta 4 must wait until then.

However, all is not lost. We should all be a little more free the next few weeks and we are trying damn hard to squash those remaining little critters. Once Beta 4 is out we just need to run through the bug fixing all the way to final – sounds so much easier to say than to do of course. In the mean time, those waiting patiently should probably visit their local Church/Mosque/Synagogue and partake in some lovely sing songs and praise their respective Lords to pass the time. Those who are not waiting patiently should try seeing how many malnourished gerbils they can stuff down their trousers and submit photos to RickC who is compiling them for marketing purposes; anyone who does so with a SMF T-Shirt on will be provided with one virtual “nod in the right direction” to show our respect without actually costing us any money, as we need all our money to fund Derek’s server farm.

Anyway, “Happy Holidays” (The politically correct version of “Enjoy the Summer” as some people, like myself, live in rubbish countries which don’t really experience sun.

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Enjoy the Summer ;) And I recommend you to go to Portugal :P My country is quite near UK and we have Sun :P
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #8 on: July 15, 2008, 03:13:57 AM »
Cool, I am working on a PHP project, and its soooo hot, and I have barely touched it, lol.

Anyways, I hope Beta 4 comes out soon, but it will get here when it is ready xD

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2008, 05:44:47 PM »
News? :(
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2008, 01:49:05 AM »
Beta 4 is out and RC 1 is in works, thats the news ^_^.

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2008, 11:48:39 AM »
Beta 4 is out and RC 1 is in works, thats the news ^_^.
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #12 on: November 14, 2008, 12:00:36 PM »
I don't think RC1 will ever get released... ;)
It would be like... Getting closer to a final release! Brrrr!!!!
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #13 on: November 14, 2008, 01:07:28 PM »
Heh it's a limit.

The limit as x (time) approaches infinity, we get closer and closer to final, but never quite get there. ;)
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #14 on: November 14, 2008, 05:30:23 PM »
It's like tomorrow!!! Always coming but ever here!!!! >:D
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #15 on: November 14, 2008, 08:58:58 PM »
Oh great, Jade, now all of the lovely newbies will be running around screaming "JADE SED IT WUD B HERE 2DAI!"...
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #16 on: November 14, 2008, 10:06:19 PM »
Oh great, Jade, now all of the lovely newbies will be running around screaming "JADE SED IT WUD B HERE 2DAI!"...

Hee hee. That would entertain me at least ;).
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #17 on: November 22, 2008, 04:10:05 PM »
Cool. I recommend that Jade be assigned to answer all future questions about RC1 and Final. ;D

Gotta keep her entertained.

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #18 on: November 28, 2008, 09:11:46 PM »
Shouldn't IIIII be V

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #19 on: December 07, 2008, 05:55:35 AM »
Final ??? there's no news about an RC1, let alone a final!



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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #20 on: December 26, 2008, 06:33:49 AM »
Final ??? there's no news about an RC1, let alone a final!
I have a feeling most people have stopped looking for news of it

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #21 on: December 26, 2008, 02:54:33 PM »
SMF 2.0 seems to be a good product, but 1.1 was already a pretty stable version, with a lot of mods now. So I can wait for a good and stable version, bug free, for 2.0 ^^
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #22 on: December 26, 2008, 03:28:35 PM »
Hey, you can't do that. You're supposed to panic! :P

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #23 on: December 27, 2008, 12:00:02 AM »
don't worry, be happy :)
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #24 on: January 12, 2009, 03:46:21 PM »
Final ??? there's no news about an RC1, let alone a final!
I have a feeling most people have stopped looking for news of it

I think so too. At least I have. And some other people I know have too for quite some time now. 

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #25 on: January 12, 2009, 04:36:28 PM »
I demand Update Part IIIIIII and the five words contained therein!

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #26 on: January 12, 2009, 06:53:14 PM »
Final ??? there's no news about an RC1, let alone a final!
I have a feeling most people have stopped looking for news of it

I think so too. At least I have. And some other people I know have too for quite some time now.
Then they'll be pleasantly surprised when RC1 is released. Seriously, it shouldn't be that far away.

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #27 on: January 12, 2009, 06:55:22 PM »
Jade the Documentarian said it would be here on November 15th, 2008.

It's like tomorrow!!! Always coming but ever here!!!! >:D
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #28 on: January 12, 2009, 07:02:38 PM »
No, she did not. Read it again.

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #29 on: January 12, 2009, 07:10:25 PM »
It was a joke. Read it again.

Oh great, Jade, now all of the lovely newbies will be running around screaming "JADE SED IT WUD B HERE 2DAI!"...

Hee hee. That would entertain me at least ;).
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #30 on: January 12, 2009, 07:23:22 PM »
Meh. You expect me to excavate?

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #31 on: January 12, 2009, 07:30:06 PM »
Like Charlotte Lewis and a polar bear with a Dharma collar.
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #32 on: January 14, 2009, 09:07:15 AM »
Jade the Documentarian said it would be here on November 15th, 2008.

It's like tomorrow!!! Always coming but ever here!!!! >:D

I stand by that. It WILL be here tomorrow ;D

Meh. You expect me to excavate?

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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #33 on: January 14, 2009, 09:18:53 AM »
God i want wait for the new release, the new profile layout is deadly
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #34 on: January 15, 2009, 03:03:42 AM »
Jade the Documentarian said it would be here on November 15th, 2008.

It's like tomorrow!!! Always coming but ever here!!!! >:D

I stand by that. It WILL be here tomorrow ;D

For certain definitions of "tomorrow" right?

Seriously, there is no set release date. We do not follow a date for release because that leads to lots of problems when you release before it is ready.

Any times posted in this or other topics are at best estimates and at worst someone joking and messing with your head.
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #35 on: January 15, 2009, 08:25:15 AM »
Tomorrow = always coming but never here :P

I forget where I first heard that joke  :-\
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Re: SMF 2.0 Update Part IIIIII
« Reply #36 on: January 15, 2009, 01:40:28 PM »
Asterix and Obelix = the cheif was carried around on his sheild so he can cover himself when the sky fell to the ground tomorrow "but he knew that tomorrow never came"