Releasing a commercial revweb site
wow at together.net
Mon Nov 16 09:25:52 CST 2009
Thanks for your thoughts. Are you suggesting to wait for another version
(or two) of the plugin, or wait until I've seen how it goes with a group
of users..... or both?
Andre Garzia wrote:
> I would wait some more, try conducting a beta test with a selected group of
> users, pick 50 or something and see if it works for them, if you just launch
> the site with no focus group test, if risk a huge support issue.
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 9:55 AM, Richard Miller <wow at together.net> wrote:
>> I'm within a week of releasing a fairly extensive commercial revweb
>> project, which will immediately have traffic in the thousands (based on my
>> existing Rev software and user database). I'm feeling a little uncertain
>> about this, given the state of the plugin (which mostly works quite well).
>> I've only tested my program on XP and Firefox so far, but will do much more
>> thorough testing this week, including asking folks here to help in the
>> testing process.
>> One concern I have is that the plugin will likely be upgraded again soon
>> (in a week?... two weeks?... unknown)... meaning all my users will have to
>> reinstall it.... which means downloading the new version, shutting down
>> their browser, installing the new plugin, then restarting. Yes, they have to
>> do this with other well known plugins, but will they be concerned that this
>> process will be all-too-frequent with the Rev plugin? And for that matter,
>> what am I even telling them about a revweb-based site? Am I telling them to
>> essentially ignore the security concerns (I use every permission, other than
>> the registry)?
>> Will there be problems with other configurations of an OS and browser? I
>> hope to find this out shortly, but what if they have a somewhat older
>> version of a browser? There's been so little revweb real-world experience to
>> Anyone else on the verge of taking this leap? Or better yet, has anyone
>> else already made the leap? Any particular thoughts on this matter?
>> Richard Miller
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