Proposed adjustments the WiX v2 and WiX v3 roadmap.

I've been getting some great feedback about where people think we should take WiX v2 and WiX v3 next. It has me reconsidering some of my original short and medium term plans. I want to summarize the feedback so far and encourage others to comment if they have opinions as well.

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Call it WiX v2 "SP1".

At the beginning of the year we declared the WiX v2 toolset stable. It was a great feeling to finally have something we could point people to when they asked for a WiX toolset that was under constant development. Back then I noted that we would release new drops of WiX v2 when bad enough bugs or big enough changes showed up to warrant it. Three things have come up:

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More red UI!

After years of being blue, Soma announced that MSDN has finally gone red.

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Subscription required, fortunately they are free.

In an effort to cut down on spam to the WiX mailing lists, I will be flipping the switch to require that you subscribe to the list before being allowed to send mail to it in the next few days. The hope is that the requirement for spammers to respond to a confirmation email will raise the bar high enough that they'll just leave us all alone. I also hope that this requirement doesn't scare off anyone wanting to participate in the WiX community.

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