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Re: Binary Packages Page - New Unified Windows Installer

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2008 17:33:42 -0700

I see what you're saying, there's two links on this page:


to two separate folders. So replacing those two with one should work.


Troy Simpson wrote:
> The main point was that exactly the same installer will be uploaded to two
> places. I can certainly do that, I was just wondering whether it was the
> most logical thing to do. If there's no more discussion I'll just upload
> the same file twice.
> Incidentally, the new page looks nice but it took me some time to
> re-discover the old win32 binaries locations. That was another factor why I
> was thinking that way - most windows users will just be looking for a win32
> installer, so if it is the list as "win32 installer" then there'll be less
> questions on how to find it.
> Troy
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Blair Zajac [mailto:blair_at_orcaware.com]
>> Sent: Sunday, 22 June 2008 3:15 AM
>> To: Mark Phippard
>> Cc: Troy Simpson; dev_at_subversion.tigris.org
>> Subject: Re: Binary Packages Page - New Unified Windows Installer
>> Mark Phippard wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 7:02 AM, Troy Simpson <troy_at_ebswift.com>
>> wrote:
>>>> My thoughts are that the windows installer should now be separated
>> into its
>>>> own page, and the binary packages page on tigris.org changed to
>> include the
>>>> windows installers near the tigris.org apache binaries releases.
>> Can I get
>>>> thoughts on this? When I produce the 1.5 installer I'll need
>> somewhere to
>>>> put it, so it makes sense to sort that out now.
>>> I don't understand why we would need new links and pages. Why
>>> wouldn't you just put the installer the same place we always have and
>>> use the existing links? I could maybe see adding one more link on
>> the
>>> page that is specifically to the installer, but I also kind of like
>>> the way it currently works as then people can see all the different
>>> download options in the list and decide the ones they want.
>> Agreed. I don't see how having a unified installer requires a separate
>> page.
>> Regards,
>> Blair

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