Yesterday I started a rather unscientific polling of how people would like their Visual Studio 2005 talk once a more public Beta is released. I also posted the question to the newsgroups that exist today. So far, I've received 10 pieces of feedback. The majority seems to favor keeping things the way the are. Here is a more detailed breakdown of the current standings:
Option 1 - Do nothing and leave the semi-private newsgroups - 7 Votes
Option 3 - No private; Create Public “.next“ groups in the public hierarchy - 2 Votes
Option 2 - Existing public groups and close down the semi-private ones - 1 Vote
Option 4 - Web Forums Only without NG access - 0 Votes
To try and make this a little more fair I've also posted the question to the Asp.Net whidbey forums and the Windows forms whidbey web forums that exist. We'll see if that changes anything.
Thanks Much. You guys rock! - Josh