[lazarus] Releasing Lazarus ?

Rainer Hamann rainer at hamann-kiel.de
Mon Feb 3 13:44:57 EST 2003

> Michael.VanCanneyt at wisa.be wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I've been working with Lazarus lately, and was wondering what is stopping
> > the team from making an initial release of lazarus ?
> Short of time.
> I will have time again in two weeks.
> > If you're waiting for package support, don't hold your breath, since that
> > may still take a  while. It's a 1.1 issue, and currently compiler
> > development is delayed a bit.
> The package system will be started even without full lib support. There are
> a lot of other important features like online help, documentation and
> lazarus rpms/debs.
> > Since 1.0.8 will be released hopefully in the not too distant future, it
> > might be an opportunity to prepare a beta of lazarus as well ?
> IMHO the bug list is too long for a beta. OTOH a beta might raise more
> devels. What do the others think? Should we create rpms, debs, install
> scripts and go beta?
> Mattias
You should go beta, when online help is available like it is in Delphi by 
placing the cursor in a key word and pressing <F1>.

On Thuersday, February, 13th, I'm advertising some teachers in how to teach 
database applications with Delphi/MySQL. I'll show them Lazarus/MySQL, 
discuss with them about Lazarus and post their opinions to the mailing list 
as soon as possible (may be it will be on Saturday, no time before?)

Rainer Hamann

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