[wp-hackers] 2.3 Features

Jeremy Visser jeremy.visser at gmail.com
Fri May 18 00:55:32 GMT 2007

Matt Mullenweg wrote:
> Even better we could put a checkbox, so that every three days
> (configurable) it asks you "Are you still proud of using WordPress?" and
> then updates the templates accordingly, and reports the answer back to a
> web service so we can track the global WP proudness index, but the
> reporting back should probably be an option too because people might
> feel guilty about saying they weren't proud if they knew we would see
> it, it is free.

Something not too dissimilar to that was when Writely Beta wasn't owned
by Google, and they used a "beta meter", where each user had access to a
vote box at the top of each screen, and the question asked was this:

	"Do you think Writely is ready for prime-time yet?"
					Yes / No

And above the message was a meter that showed the ratio of Yes:No
answers. You could change your vote at any time. They said when the
meter reached 100%, they would take Writely out of beta.

However, since being acquired by Google, and being subsequently renamed
to "Google Docs & Spreadsheets", the beta meter is now -poof- vanished.

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