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Nermal

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How long does it normally take for GMs to be available to the public?

First post! :D And my first First Post ever :)
 
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Duff-Man

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Originally posted by alset
Around three weeks is the timeframe I usually think of. It's fairly consistent.

Dan
Duff-Man says....perhaps that is so when it is a full retail release that needs to get mass-manufactured and distributed....but when it is a downloadable update it will not be that long.....oh yeah!
 
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mac15

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Originally posted by Duff-Man
Duff-Man says....perhaps that is so when it is a full retail release that needs to get mass-manufactured and distributed....but when it is a downloadable update it will not be that long.....oh yeah!

It takes 6 weeks from the previous update, thats the usual cycle,
 
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Duff-Man

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Originally posted by mac15


It takes 6 weeks from the previous update, thats the usual cycle,
Duff-Man says....dude...that was not the question - it was about how long a *gm* takes to get to public release, meaning, how long from when it is declared gm to when it is available....my reply stands......oh yeah!
 
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Tommy!

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Does anyone know what will be new in 10.2.4, or do we have to wait and see what happens?
 
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nighthawk

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http://www.railheaddesign.com has been receiving the developer previews of the update, and has posted the improvements in his previous posts. He said, as of last week, that the update was about 75.9MB, and improves on OpenGL, ATI Video Software/NVidia, Audio Software, CoreGraphics, Printing, Finder/Search Engine/Sherlock and HIToolbox/HLTB Components, Finder and FTP.
 
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Vlade

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Originally posted by Nermal
How long does it normally take for GMs to be available to the public?

First post! :D And my first First Post ever :)

Congradulations, want a cookie? Read the rules/news once and a while... they said to stop this first post stuff
 
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iconrad

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Originally posted by Vlade


Congradulations, want a cookie? Read the rules/news once and a while... they said to stop this first post stuff

They also say not to go off topic.... Looks like you're both at fault.:D

What is a GM??
 
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Mal

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Didn't take long at all!

Anyone else notice? 10.2.4 is available (yes, I know there's already a thread about it)

And it is build 6l32 that just went GM.

JW
 
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mac15

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Originally posted by iconrad


They also say not to go off topic.... Looks like you're both at fault.:D

What is a GM??

GM stands for Gold Master, when it goes GM thats the final code the developer/s will use
 
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