[theme-reviewers] People get pissed if I send out updates too often?

Qamar Ashraf life.object at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 07:27:49 UTC 2011

Updates always remain very very essential and healthy part of any software.
I personally agree with Chip, if any update is not of very critical nature
and can be delayed than it should be. An update time span of 3-4 weeks is

On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 8:52 AM, Claude Needham <gxxaxx at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 7:13 PM, Daniel Fenn <danielx386 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for the input guys. Yea I'm always adding new things and fixing up
>> bugs that crop up.
>> It true that users can keep the version that they are currently on and it
>> doesn't take that long to update.
>> Regards,
> One way to reduce the resistance and/or back flack from frequent updates is
> communication. Communication specifically about what the user can expect to
> happen and expect not to happen as a result of the update.
> There is a definite trepidation that comes with updates -- less so with
> wordpress then many other systems.
> Users sometimes like to be assured that everything will be all right. The
> update will not reset your system settings. The update is not going to cause
> your header image or background image to suddenly disappear. The update will
> not cause your special fields in your posts to be reset. We have not removed
> any special features that you will suddenly miss.
> This kind of getting jerked around happens rarely with wordpress. But it is
> common with other programs. "Got a windows update then suddenly I couldn't
> load Team Fortress." People have been trained by squirrely  programs to be
> cautious.
> So pat them on the head and give them some reason to not be concerned.
> Regards,
> Claude
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Qamar Ashraf
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