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Re: [TSVN] [TSVN 1.2.2] New Installer

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-09-01 17:26:37 CEST

Nick Gilbert wrote:
> Flanakin Michael C Ctr HQ OSSG/OMR wrote:
>
>>Don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining about the size of them. I
>>completely agree with you that installing them all would be acceptable.
>>However, if someone decided the impetus for providing the option for
>>icon sets (and dictionaries, for that matter), then this would be an
>>obvious follow-on requirement. It may have low importance, but I think
>>that one without the other is kind of pointless - at least for new users
>>who haven't seen the different icon sets.
>
>
> I agree with you entirely. But I think allowing you to choose which to
> install is unnecessary and makes the installer unneccessarily complex -
> I think it should just install all of them without asking (less than
> 1MB) as opposed to someone going to to the effort to allow you to
> preview each of the icon sets (a new bitmap would have to be generated
> and incorporated into the installer each time a new overlay was added or
> changed).

As the installer cannot preview icons, it would make more sense to have
a single entry "Additional icon overlays" which installs all the extra sets.

I think we should keep the dictionary options as they are, because it is
fairly obvious what they are.

Simon

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