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I think beta should be burninated as it’s a meta tag. Beta hardware, beta software, which software all beg the question. I strongly prefer beta seed program for questions about that service. In reality, macOS or iOS should be the tag and the beta status and version should be in the body, not the tags. Just like you need to be specific about what version of ...


If safe, I request we merge the tags beta and beta-seed-program into one tag named beta. The question should include the usual details about what beta program, build number, etc. This will make it easier for people to follow or ignore and should help enforce consistency.


I personally feel we should all step away from 95% of the beta questions due to this clear wording from Apple: Is the public beta software confidential? Yes, the public beta software is Apple confidential information. Don’t install the public beta software on any systems you don't directly control or that you share with others. Don’t blog, post screen ...


@bmike has some rather well thought out questions and more than a few answers to issues surrounding helping folks with their intent to install or actual installation of the public beta (and presumably the dev install) on a Mac they have access to. I was brought to this thread by his link in a comment on a comment I had made on a question that felt like it ...

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