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From:Andrew Moore Date:July 6 2012 11:46am
Subject:Re: GA download reverted back to 5.5.24?
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Charming, Noel. Are you Devops? :-D

On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 3:09 AM, Noel Butler <noel.butler@stripped> wrote:

> **
> For those interested 5.5.25a has been released overnight, long after
> oracle claimed it was there.
> frankly., I think they ought to have use 5.5.26.
>
> To those who replied to me directly, a few facts...
>
> 1/ it never affected me directly - my gripe with them was on principle and
> their actions (or lack thereof) towards those that were affected
>
> 2/ to the wanker who said people deserve what they get for untesting on
> DEV bed first ...  this is true  _IF_ it was a major release.
>     (as I hope we all do)   _BUT_  you don't expect to get fucked over by
> a point release, to have that happen, shows incompetence    on the part of
> the software developer, not the users.
>
>
>
> On Sat, 2012-06-30 at 14:15 +1000, Noel Butler wrote:
>
> I wonder if you would have the same opinion to say your Operating System
> environment, Apache, php, any mainstream server daemon, how about they pull
> the current version for a serious bug, but dont tell anyone...
>
> Oracle have been quick to announce new releases of mysql, but failed to
> issue a notice saying " uhoh, you better not use it" instead, putting a
> small notice, where, on a fricken manual page FFS. who the hell reads that!
> and they say use version "a" which does not even exist, I'd hate to think
> of how many high profile sites are at risk of being screwed over by yet
> MORE oracle incompetence.
> No one would think  any less of them if they sent that notice, many would
> be appreciative, but to "hide" such a serious issue that was enough for
> them to withdraw and remove that version, is outright despicable.
>
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, 2012-06-29 at 22:58 -0400, Govinda wrote:
>
> >> That was nice of oracle to announce this wasn't it ...    (/sarcasm)
> >>
>
> I am not aligned with any side.. and I am also not known/qualified/respected in this
> group enough to make much of a statement...  but:
> IMHO, In almost all matters, *appreciation* is the only approach that will serve...
> let alone sustain happiness...
> ...and especially when we consider what little we must give to have right to use
> MySQL.
>
> Sure, desire for better communication/usability makes total sense.. but I am just
> also observing/suggesting: please add (positively) to the atmosphere.. for everyones'
> sake.  Just us humans under the hood.
>
> -Govinda
>
>
>
>

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