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Old 04-20-2004, 09:41 PM   #1
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slack website and next version

why is the website so out-of-date?
does any one know about when slack 9.2 comes out?
Old 04-20-2004, 10:09 PM   #2
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It isn't updated often except for the security updates and the changelogs. Packages are released all the time so you could just use swaret or salpt-get to stay up to date. With all the recent updates it does seem like a new version will come out soon.
Old 04-20-2004, 10:43 PM   #3
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Because Slackers have a state of mind that is not concerned with up to date web sites.
Old 04-21-2004, 08:39 AM   #4
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The website is up to date. What's on there is the latest news. The site is updated whenever there is something new to say.
Old 04-21-2004, 09:14 AM   #5
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I'll just make a nice little roundup of all the answerw your will get.

It isn't
You're welcome


Most people don't really care about the next release to much. They want it to be stable, which you don't get with hurrying out a release every 3 months with the latest (and still untested/unproven) software. Or they like living on the edge and run current anyway so it doesn't matter when a new release is due.

And ok... the slackbook might be a little out of date... but others are or were trying to take care of that.

The site is clean simple and has the things you need. Just like slack itself.


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