2594Re: [edit+] New member and a question.
- Apr 21, 2004Ravi/Shell-Shocked wrote:
>>To answer your question: Yes, EditPlus 2.12 is currently inYes. AFAIK, the author started a beta program a couple of years ago. I
>>beta testing. This week a Release Candidate was distributed to
>>beta testers. Among the new features included are (taken from
>>the What's New section in the help file):
> I'm a little confused by something. My understanding was that if
> someone wanted to become a beta tester, they had to first buy
> Editplus, and then contact the author about it.
do not know if he is still taking new testers.
> Is this supposed to be the only way to get Editplus 2.12?No! If you see my previous message, I mentioned that the "Release
Candidate" (RC) was distributed to beta testers, so the poster can
expect an official release soon. The RC version is not distributed
publicly -- it is not the final release; it is just one (of probably
many) release that looks good and stable enough to become the final
release. But it still requires testing, hence the distribution to beta
So I guess the long answer to your question is: At the moment, while
still in beta status, the only way to acquire EditPlus 2.12 is to be (or
become) a beta tester, until it is released officially in the
EditPlus.com web site.
> And isn't a beta tester supposed to promise not to redistributeYou are right, and I never meant to imply that I was distributing the
> the betas?
beta version, or that I just "found" it somewhere in the Internet. I am
part of the Beta Testers program of EditPlus, so I have the latest beta
to test it. I posted the feature list so that the original poster, and
other list subscribers who are waiting for the new release, know what to
> If that's true, then why are Editplus betas widely downloadable?AFAIK, EditPlus betas are only "widely downloadable" among beta testers,
which, AFAIK, must still be registered users. Believe it or not, most
(if not all) beta testers actually test the program and report bugs.
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