On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 12:30:04 -0000, Jim wrote in message
> Erik Hofman said:
> > Jim Wilson wrote:
> > > Unzip is an archiver and runs on just about anything. Comes with
> > > several linux distributions as well.
> > Yes, but not all. That's the point. Should we honor Windows users
> > where there are some version of windows that ship with an ZIP
> > extractor or honor the UNIX world that comes standard with tar and
> > gzip?
> Is that less "all" than gzip? I think we should honor windows users
> because like it or not (I don't like it myself) they are 90%+ of the
> users out there.
> That would not be the case with flightgear because we haven't made it
> particularly easy for Windows users (non-developers on any os) to use
> the program (the windows installer is fairly recent).
..can this installer be set up to use it's own temporary ".exe"-style
decompression tools using GNU gunzip, GNU tar etc?
> Zip files are everywhere, we aren't going to get sued for using them,
..no? ;-) Never heard of The SCO Group and Microsoft?
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.
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