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Public betas typically last from 60 to 90 days, although they can go on longer.

I think it's fair to say that 60 to 90 days is not anywhere near representative. Can we have that changed into a value that reflects the average of the actual beta periods?

Sidenote: my favorite site has been in beta for a thousand days.

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Yeaaaaah, 6+ months would seem to be a generously low figure, if not 12+ – Ben Brocka Mar 22 '12 at 19:46
The new /about page (currently being deployed, it hasn't hit all beta sites yet) doesn't mention the beta status any more. There is a section on beta in /faq but it doesn't have any such time interval. So I guess this request is now moot. – Gilles Jan 16 '13 at 1:17