GMail

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I now have 50 invites for GMail. Does this mean that it is coming out of BETA? If so it augers well for the likes of Flickr, Kinja and all the other semi-permanent BETA web apps that are so popular.

But is this what it means? On one hand it’s kinda obvious. They want to spread the word and get as many people as possible to sign up. Simple enough, right?

I’m not sure though, it seems awfully cack handed of Google to use that kind of approach when they are more than capable of launching this in a blaze of publicity themselves, why rely on a grass roots approach?

So what are they up to? Maybe they are launching a new raft of features, upping the limit to 2GB??

Or am I over thinking this to try and distract my brain from XML schemas and UML notation…

Yeah OK, they’re gonna finish the BETA. I know. Hey, it’s been a LONG day.