When to announce

Sean Egan seanegan at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 17:12:43 EDT 2007

On 3/30/07, Mark Doliner <mark at kingant.net> wrote:
> I don't think I'm going to be able to talk you guys out of it, but I think
> this is a bad idea.  Doing something small, playful and harmless for April
> Fool's Day is cool, but I feel like announcing that there won't be any more
> Gaim releases is going to confuse more people than it amuses.  People expect
> April Fool's jokes to be silly and made up.
> It's also strange to me to announce that we're changing our name on April 1st
> as a joke, but then make a second announcement that we're changing our name a
> few weeks later, but this time it's real.  People are going to be like, "what...?"

Oh the humanity! All those poor people so *senselessly* confused. I...
can't... look. It's so brutal.

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