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Re: Several things to discuss in terms of accessability.

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 05 May 2010 22:08:36 +0200

On 05.05.2010 21:28, Serge Tumanyan wrote:
> Stefan,
>
>> That won't happen any time soon. As I said before, that's very
>> complicated.
>>
>> I've searched the web to find out how others have done this. The only
>> thing remotely usable I found was JS Install:
>> http://www.accessibleprograms.com/js_install/js_install.htm
>>
>> Seems even people who are paid to do this (i.e., with much more time
>> than I have) have big problems with this:
>> http://www.freelists.org/post/jawsscripts/an-installer-for-jaws-scripts,46
>>
>> So how about we just add a link to the scripts to our download page and
>> have users install them manually?
>
> BTW, Stefan, is it possible for you to start an application in the
> installation process? If I shall create an exe file that will perform all
> the complicated tasks that were discussed and even can show the dialogue
> with all the selections that will be great will you be able to simply start
> such an application passing a simple command line argument like 'Install',
> 'Repair', 'Uninstall' and 'Hide GUI'? And the executable will do everything
> itself and return back when finished...

that would require an custom action dll. We already have one of those:
http://code.google.com/p/tortoisesvn/source/browse/#svn/trunk/src/TortoiseSVNSetup/CustomActions

We'd have to implement all the script installation in such a dll.

Stefan

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