[theora] Remove the word "Alpha" from anywhere near Theora

Bram Neijt bneijt at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 10:23:51 PDT 2007


I second this. I've been using theora and encoding large parts of my
content to it. As a simple desktop user, I can't see what is alpha,
beta or "not completed" about theora.

Are there plans to push for a 1.0 and push for more adoptions?


On 7/22/07, Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves <justivo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Howdy,
> I'm proposing to change the version state of Theora from Alpha to
> Beta, or better yet to remove any mention that it isn't ready.  Theora
> is ready.  Saying it's an Alpha version is cute in the eyes of a
> developer who likes versioning numbers, but it's a nightmare in
> regards to marketing.
> Nobody wants to support something that's labeled Alpha.  Like it's
> unstable and will explode and kill your puppie.  No, no.  Let's have
> none of this anymore.
> Do it on the next release.
> Speaking of next release, when will it be?  That was one of the topics
> in the last two monthly meetings and there was no feedback that I know
> of.
> Theora 1.0
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