What is ALPHA software


#1

Ok, to get for some people things more clear i jumped into google and wiki.
http://wiki.e107.org/index.php?title=What_is_an_alpha_or_beta_release%3F
I post some parts of the text here. (maby stuick it if its good).

Alpha 

In this phase, developers generally test the software.
Alpha software can be unstable and could cause crashes or data loss. 

#2

I really don’t get why people come in and expect a production ready product.