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Notify for new beta ?

Postby Jim660 » Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:53 am

Is there an option so that when running a beta version you are informed there is a new beta version released ?
NL pops up a message that a new beta is available when you start NL beta.

It saves having to check the web site frequently if the program has been updated.
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Re: Notify for new beta ?

Postby Quade » Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:43 am

The Message of the day should be popping up when a new beta is available. I'll ask Dex if he's updating it, I'm pretty sure he did though.

If you have the message of the day disabled, you won't see it.
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Re: Notify for new beta ?

Postby Jim660 » Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:07 am

Where is "The Message of the day" option ?
I've hunted through options and can't find it, it's not in Notifications options.
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Re: Notify for new beta ?

Postby Quade » Sat Dec 08, 2012 12:05 pm

It's in the advanced options. "Show MOTD on startup".

Sometimes we put up betas and don't announce them too so, that people can find show stoppers before we announce the new version.
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Re: Notify for new beta ?

Postby Jim660 » Sat Dec 08, 2012 12:33 pm

Thanks Quade, It is ticked correctly and I see the entry now. Daft how you think you look carefully through options and still don't see them. :?
Maybe I didn't give it long enough to call home after starting Newsbin today.

I always like a new beta as soon as it's out, anything different to fiddle with and try and break is welcome :wink:
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Re: Notify for new beta ?

Postby dexter » Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:21 pm

The latest beta was released two days ago and announced in the Registered Users forum. I usually give it a couple of days to percolate and make sure there are no showstopper issues before putting opening the floodgates with an MOTD announcement. I'll probably put the announcement up today.
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