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Re: Installer: again

From: Enemy God <jasse@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2004 10:15:20 +0100

On Sunday 15 February 2004 03.59, Justin C. Sherrill wrote:
> Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
> news:200402150219.i1F2JUeM076766@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:
> >     There were several discussions.  I truely do not know what the
> >     best approach is for an installer but the more I think about it
> >     the more I think that Python is the way to go... that trying to
> >     make it browser based will just result in an ugly, underperforming
> >     installer.
> You mean ugly, code-wise, or ugly, cosmetically?  One advantage of
> sticking to a browser based install is that it can be very easy on the
> eyes, and so somewhat easier to perform.

Sure, it's better looking in a browser, but I doubt that you want
to start that thing from a boot CD with an unconfigged XFree.

    Jasse, Authorized Stealth Oracle

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