[TxMt] Re: TextMate 2, I give it up

Allan Odgaard mailinglist at textmate.org
Thu Aug 7 10:54:30 UTC 2008


On 7 Aug 2008, at 12:48, Dana Kashubeck wrote:

> I, too, use TextMate on a daily basis.  Yes, there are only a few
> features that are missing (split views is my #1, too).
> The issue for me isn't cost, but promises.  I know that Allan got
> quite fed up with all of the questions regarding version 2 and when it
> was going to be out.  I know that he made an announcement that
> basically said, "Don't ask.  Just trust me, I'm working on it."  That
> was enough for me; I can totally understand because I field very
> similar requests on a daily basis.
> But, with the next version of OS X coming up and no Leopard-only TM2
> on the horizon, I'm beginning to wonder.
> Someone else mentioned managing expectations and I think that is the
> key.  Manage our expectations.  If TM2 is still a year away, just tell
> us.  We're not going to stop using our favorite tool.  If TM2 is in
> the works and just around the corner, let us know that, too.  I don't
> think anyone is asking for a beta tomorrow; we'd just like to know
> that it is still coming.
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> Dana Kashubeck
> Systems Manager
> Riemer Reporting Service Inc.
> http://www.riemer.com
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