Try to ensure people using snapshots know it's unsupported?

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Try to ensure people using snapshots know it's unsupported?

Post by markus_petrux » Mon Nov 22, 2004 4:06 am

1) Password the compressed file. key = "unsupported"
2) Insert a default Announcement (just like the welcome message) saying so.

More ideas? :lol:

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Re: Try to ensure people using snapshots know it's unsupport

Post by Roberdin » Mon Nov 22, 2004 5:02 pm

I'lll just reuse my old joke:

"By downloading this CVS compressed file, you hereby certify that in the event of reporting any bug or other inadequecies in the phpBB developmental software contained therein, or in the event of requesting support relating to the installation, unpacking, usage, or for any other reason whatsoever, on any forum or support board, or to any email address belonging or managed by the phpBB group, to the immediate, and unconditional surrender, in perpetuity, of all your assets, properties, and monies to the phpBB group."

Not only with the phpBB group be able to code all day thanks to their newly acquired cash, I guarantee that there will be a significant drop in bug reports. ;)
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Re: Try to ensure people using snapshots know it's unsupport

Post by markus_petrux » Mon Nov 22, 2004 7:30 pm

Once installed the snapshop a popup apears telling something like:
Welcome to phpBB 2.1.2. You should post a hundred times "This is unsupported" before being able to access the brand new ACP.

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Re: Try to ensure people using snapshots know it's unsupport

Post by maxintosh » Mon Nov 22, 2004 9:04 pm

Having to edit a section of the forum code before getting access to the ACP, to ensure that you know what you are doing.

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Re: Try to ensure people using snapshots know it's unsupport

Post by SHS` » Tue Nov 23, 2004 12:56 pm

Simplest would be removing the CVS snapshots altogether. ;)
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Re: Try to ensure people using snapshots know it's unsupport

Post by tanfwc » Tue Nov 23, 2004 4:05 pm

Make the users to agree to the TOS before he download a unsupported script...
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Re: Try to ensure people using snapshots know it's unsupport

Post by SamG » Tue Nov 23, 2004 6:01 pm

SHS` wrote:Simplest would be removing the CVS snapshots altogether. ;)
That's the first practical suggestion in this thread!
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Re: Try to ensure people using snapshots know it's unsupport

Post by maxintosh » Tue Nov 23, 2004 11:58 pm

Nah, no one actually reads them, they just click "I agree". I know from experience. Anyway, my suggestion was practical :p

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Re: Try to ensure people using snapshots know it's unsupport

Post by cyberCrank » Wed Nov 24, 2004 12:16 am

Warning: "Although the CVS snapshots can be downloaded and used, they are a gift from heaven and anyone asking for support will be struck by lightning and/or hit with the The Big Stick."

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Re: Try to ensure people using snapshots know it's unsupport

Post by Spectral Dragon » Wed Nov 24, 2004 6:13 am

SamG wrote:
SHS` wrote:Simplest would be removing the CVS snapshots altogether. ;)
That's the first practical suggestion in this thread!
Not if you are trying to plan ahead and get your imageset ready for the next version it's not.

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