development version suitable for user testing?

Gernot Hassenpflug gernot at
Wed Jul 4 23:13:43 EDT 2007

Josh Sled <jsled at> writes:

> Gernot Hassenpflug <gernot at> writes:
>> I'd be happy to test the development version of GnuCash for debugging
>> purposes, but am hesitant to do so (there is no debian or ubuntu
>> package to make it easy) as I am not certain that it is intended for
>> users to test it. From the documentation on the GnuCash website I see
>> only some features and bug fixes, not really a summary of what is the
>> difference between the unstable and stable release. Do the developers
>> recommend ordinary users to try it out?
> Yes.  2.1.5 is release candidate 2 ... 2.2.0 is imminent.  Please try it out,
> if possible.
> I'm not sure what you're expecting, but as to the differences between the
> stable (2.0.x) and unstable (2.1.x -> 2.2) releases, I direct your attention
> to the " What's New in GnuCash 2.1.5?" section of the announcement at
> <>.

Thanks, I had read that. I just expected a bit more detail, but
granted, it is aimed at developers. I'll try it out. Main reason I ask
is because I'm a newbie, and because I want to help with translation
work (see my post asking about the Japanese translation).

BOFH excuse #99:

SIMM crosstalk.

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