Jeremy Miller tweets (Senior Programmer at ISI)

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  1. Valter Cardoso

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    Well, thats the best option....apart when you have 3 or 4 guys who dont read anything posted anywhere and reach race day with their RF2 updated.
    We understand that if a build is released it makes all sense using it right away, not delaying it. Obvious if at least we had the changelog some days before release we could decide if we should use it or not depending on what changes in RF2.
    It was a simple request, nothing more than that. Cheers.
     
  2. Lazza

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    What Tim's saying is the unstable will be out for a couple of days at least generally, before it's confirmed as 'ok' and is released as stable. So by looking at what is in the unstable build, or what has changed, you can work out whether to move to the stable build if/when it comes out before an event. The unstable build (and its notes) provide the same help to you as early release notes would, if they could give early release notes when they don't yet know if the build they relate to is actually going to be released :)

    Just ignoring all the insults and comments afterwards, I don't think you understand where unstable builds fit in. They may well be stable; the whole point of being released 'unstable' is that they can be tested more widely before they actually replace the 'current build'. So by releasing an unstable build ISI is actually improving the chance of the later stable build being stable, because it has already been tested by more people than the internal builds are.

    As a league admin I wouldn't be using an unstable build unless it was organised as an unstable build test.
     
  3. RJames

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    Absolutely as Lazza said, as a league manager we would not run any unstable build in any sort of league environment, unstable is just another word for final testing before any fixes for the stable.

    As Tim mentioned we have a rule of if the update is released same day as the race we don't update. This is not always because the build may have issues but more to protect our racers who don't have lightning quick internet to download/install check their game is ok for the race. It's simply safer to run the race on the previous build where everyone knows what's going on. Once the race is over we then update any servers, our systems etc and do some basic checks to make sure nothing obvious sticks out as being a problem.
     
  4. Adrian

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    Posted that at 11pm (if he's in ann arbor) thats pretty late to be working on a friday night, thanks for the effort :)
     
  5. C3PO

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    The nature of development. Good to sort issue before unstable release.
     
  6. SPASKIS

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    I think Jeremy should enjoy the weekend and leave rF2 for Monday 8 am. Disappointing would have been to release such a build. I am glad they didn't.

    enviado mediante tapatalk
     
  7. sg333

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    Anyway, it's Speedweek; who has time for sim racing? ;)
     
  8. spider19462000

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    Well i am dissapointed even if no-one else:(
     
  9. Ronnie

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    Becasue?
     
  10. spider19462000

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    Why are you not dissapointed?
     
  11. Mr.Thor

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    I would have been dispointed, if they wouldn't have found this issue and released this build... i still can run the current build, so one more week, i don't care that much. But i will be happy, when the next build is released :)
     
  12. Hagen Tröger

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    current build has problems with MP, thatswhy the slots are reduced to 20 drivers and the problems are still there, the current prediction in MP makes the cars to lowriders and that's not all, that's the care of online drivers with current build


    in other way I want to drive the ISI Karts, I can't wait :)
     
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  13. Mr.Thor

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    ok, i don't drive online that much ... than i keep fingers crossed for you :)
     
  14. Skynet

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    me too Hagen, I am racing in my first season of karts and i built my rig especially as a training tool so i cant wait for this build and hopefully the karts too!!!

    I tried GSC 2013 Karts, but they have some strange issues with ffb and also i think they have drive to the front wheels for some unknown reason, so i have been waiting relatively patiently for these karts ;) (paces up and down)
     
  15. mclaren777

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    Tim could definitely earn some good will if he posted a change log.

    Just sayin'. ;)
     
  16. Lazza

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    Unless a new feature in that change log ended up being taken out of the next unstable/stable builds because it was proving too difficult to get working right. Then there'd be complaints galore.
     
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    Now you know why they don't give dates. They don't give us any info on what they are doing or expecting to be completed this yr either due to the same problem. NOT WHAT WE WANT, BUT THATS THE WAY IT IS.
    Just expect the worse and you wont be disappointed.
     
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    WOW , No test servers , this can only mean 1 of three things ,

    1 . Update is ready,

    2 . They have gone back to the drawing board for the next build .

    3 , They have given up all together.

    I'll go for no. 1
     
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    4) Its Weekend and they enjoy a well deserved break
     
  20. sg333

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    5) It means nothing whatsoever
     

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