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[FAQ] What is Wedge?
« on October 1st, 2010, 06:30 PM »Last edited on January 11th, 2012, 07:23 AM by Nao
WHAT is Wedge?



- Wedge is a fork of SMF. To be clear, SMF is Simple Machines Forum, a forum (bulletin board) system that is free to use on your own web server. When it became apparent that SMF 2.0 would be released in an open source license, we used the opportunity to 'fork' it, that is, create a new software based on the same code, going in a different direction. Hopefully an interesting one!

- Our current target release dates: early 2012 for the demo, an alpha version one to three months later, a beta version one to three months after that, and summer/autumn 2012 for the stable release.

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #1, on September 13th, 2011, 07:00 PM »
But will it blend? :p

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #2, on September 13th, 2011, 07:08 PM »
Probably not, unless you want to feed your server to the Blendtec blender.

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #3, on September 13th, 2011, 07:13 PM »
That would be epicly awesome. :D

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #4, on September 13th, 2011, 07:18 PM »
Buy me a server and I'll do it.

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #5, on September 13th, 2011, 07:28 PM »
Would my old PIII work? Oh wait, can I remove the graphics card first? :LOL:

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #6, on November 17th, 2011, 07:09 AM »
Quote
- Our target release dates: late 2011 for the beta, late 2011 to early 2012 for the stable release.
Answered my question before I asked it lol :cool:

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #7, on November 17th, 2011, 07:23 AM »
Oh the dates have changed now...

All is postponed to 2012.

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #8, on November 18th, 2011, 11:38 AM »
end 2012?  :sob: :whistle:

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #9, on November 18th, 2011, 11:42 AM »
What, the day after Windows 8 is scheduled?

(Yes, that's right, Windows 8's scheduled ship date is the day 'before the Apocalypse'. Now you know what causes it.)

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #10, on November 18th, 2011, 04:35 PM »
Demo site: cancelled... (originally autumn 2011)
Using Wedge on Wedge.org: coming in 2011 (same as originally planned)
First alpha: early 2012
First beta: hopefully 2-3 months later
First stable: hopefully 2-3 months later

Note that if we add any other 'big' features during the alpha or beta sessions, we'll postpone the stable release accordingly.
Wedge is a huge project, much bigger than when SMF went from 1.0 to 2.0, which is why I like considering Wedge as 'SMF 3.0', so we're still on schedule even if we release in 2014... The goal is to be faster than SMF2 :P
Of course, if the first stable version is not out by mid-2012, I'll go crazy... We're already 15 months into development, with no signs of slowing down (apart from Skyrim and things like that...), so the only thing I can safely say is that we're certainly going to put these 15 months to waste, and we'll release it.

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #11, on November 18th, 2011, 04:48 PM »
The truth is that it's going to take as long as it takes. There's dates we'd love to hit but if we go by dates, rather than when we feel it is ready, it's going to go awry.

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #12, on November 18th, 2011, 05:11 PM »
Feature Lock!

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #13, on November 18th, 2011, 05:12 PM »
Quote from AngelinaBelle on November 18th, 2011, 05:11 PM
Feature Lock!
Wash your mouth out :P

Half the problem is that a lot of things that we already decided to do are still in figuring out the details, like some of the Aeva integration, some of the plugin system and so on.

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #14, on November 18th, 2011, 05:44 PM »
And the other half of the problem is that we probably forgot most of them :P

As I told you by PM, one of my biggest concerns right now is that we have so many topics left in a corner, either because you posted a long message and I left the tab aside to answer it later (and never did), or because I posted a long message and you left the tab aside blabla (:P), so in the end there are things that *could* be done immediately, but aren't because we simply forgot about them.

[FAQ] Re: What is Wedge?
« Reply #15, on November 18th, 2011, 05:45 PM »
That's what alpha and beta periods are for, for mopping up the stuff we didn't remember to do the first time.

Right now I'm more interested in the big stuff, not the (theoretically) smaller stuff.