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Toneboy

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Not my own work, but couldn't resist:
Here's the comparison table:

Open source calls it: alpha testing
Microsoft calls it: 1.0
Google calls it: shhhh ... top secret.
Apple calls it: unsubstantiated rumors

Open source calls it:
beta testing
Microsoft calls it: 2.0
Google calls it: beta testing
Apple calls it: rumors with possibly some substance to them

Open source calls it: release candidate
Microsoft calls it: 3.0
Google calls it: beta testing
Apple calls it: copies are circulated to the usual suspects, who eagerly publish reviews describing it as the "most innovating product yet!"

Open source calls it: 1.0
Microsoft calls it: varies. Previous names have included 3.1, 95, 98, 4.0, 5.0 or X.
Google calls it: beta testing
Apple calls it: released to the market place, Steve Jobs goes on record to say that it is "insanely great".

Open source calls it: 2.0
Microsoft calls it: SP1,2,3...
Google calls it:
beta testing
Apple calls it: a recall
 
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