[REBOL] Re: Is IOS Out?
From: rgaither:triad:rr at: 1-Nov-2001 16:45
>Is that your experience? The betas that I have participated in, from the largest
>to the smallest companies have:
> (1) never precluded mention that the NDA existed if there was one; and
> (2) never precluded mention that the beta was `in process' at a minimum.
>A few alphas have been quite restrictive, IME, but betas are generally so public
>(public solicitation, as in this case) that it would be silly to have a super-restrictive
>NDA, particularly when the existence of the product has been pre-announced and its
>general description has been published, again, as in this case.
>So, IME, you're quite wrong about whether it would be `unusual' or not.
My experiences match Allen's - if they bothered with an NDA they
were strict ones. I do agree however in that they were "Silly" to
run them that way. :-)
Oak Ridge, NC - USA