Actually it usually cause confusion if you don't give a time line with stability updates but yes they do work as long as u put the time line in there but some develers don't like it. As for guys that are out like I'm jm isn't deving on it anymore so he is case closed. I wouldn't do it unless it is a closed story. But then why do it. You put out a lot of possibility with out direction.
Actually. A time line and explanation is a little better for noons
I had a problem looking at a download page that confused me and i posted on dead threads as a result