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Post by ton »

Don't want to give false hope... but a dummy of Gino's book was showcased here by the publisher. He says release is scheduled end of august... might be wishful marketing blah, but also can be true!

When I am back I will ask Gino what he knows. Looks like its time to get a few coders together who'll work with the solid binary pre-release to get ready for a real full blender release again.


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Post by Saluk »

Looks good, might be some good news for a change! By the way, if you've checked the mailing list suddenly some developers have come out of the woodwork. I'm sure somebody can work on solid when its ready, and I'll trudge through it if no one else will.

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Post by Blender_owl »

:) :o :D :shock:
waits for the end of august

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Post by Metallica »

woo! :shock: I'm joining Blender_owl! :D

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Post by snowy_duck »

i'm goona wait too

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Post by hanzo »

:D well I hope it's being released, it's the 31 today.. this makes me wish I could program :(

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Post by Homer_S »

Has there been any new news of when the book is being published and the sources for solid released? :|

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Post by ton »

Just want to let you know that I still didn't hear anything... Sorry for making everyone enthusiast too early. :)

I keep pushing this, but understand we just have to wait for Gino to make his final decisions on a pre-release.

At the Morgan Kaufman site I now see the date is: October 27 2003... ... UNN93RB5A4

Gino will cooperate with a (controlled circulation) of a binary Solid pre-release, for the experienced engine coders to check & integrate, so we can release quickly after the official Solid release.

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Post by joeedh »

Strange. . . book seems to be available on Amazon. . .says it came out in August.

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Post by tachyonwill »

I get the same information from amazon: ... ce&s=books
But it does say that it takes 3 to 4 weeks to ship

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Post by d0pamine »

Following link lists release as Nov. 26 now. Is that the European release date??? ... R3MJMMFBT9

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