> On Apr 22, 2016, at 6:02 AM, Mateusz Viste <mate...@viste.fr> wrote:
> I tested FDI, and - in general - it looks really awesome. I list below
> all my remarks.
> *** 1st Screen ***
> "Please select you language." - this should be "youR language"
This has already been changed to different wording in (not yet released)
> the language names that change when I pass on them are quite...
> confusing. maybe it's just me, but I'd really prefer to have each
> language written statically (in its own language ideally), ie.
> "English", "Espanol", "Francais", "Deutsche", etc...
> *** 2nd screen ***
> "Welcome to the installation program for FreeDOS 1.2-pre15."
> I think it would sound better as:
> "Welcome to the FreeDOS 1.2-pre15 installation program"
I had the same thought. Discussed with Jim and changed the wording in Preview
> Then: "If you choose to install this (...)" sounds a little diminishing
> to FreeDOS. Something like "If you choose to install it (...)" might
> sound better
It is the disclaimer Jim wanted. He may be fine with changing it.
> In multiple choices, each choice is ended with a dot ("No - Return to
> DOS.") - it looks weird, doesn't it?
Jim didn't like that either. Already changed for 16.
> *** 3rd screen ***
> "Yes - Partitioner drive C:." should read "Yes - Partition the C: drive"
This actually was fixed in P15. In P14 I added some automatic partitioning in
normal mode and changed the wording. I forgot to pull the (er). I don't usually
replace on all the files on the build floppy image with the github sources on
my HD. I had forgot to update the language files in 15. Oops.
> Then the computer reboots, and I land back on the "Please select your
> language". It's quite confusing. "intuitively", the naive user in me was
> expecting the installation to continue from the point it stopped (ie.
> after partitionning).
Did it not prompt for a reboot after selections partition?
Anyway, I should probably put a screen in there that says it is doing it after
the question and before the reboot prompt.
> I understand why this happens, but other users might not. A short
> explanation screen after or before the partitioning process would be
> nice, for example: "Once your drive is partioned, the computer will be
> rebooted and the installation process should start again from the
> *** freezing ***
> After my C: drive being partitioned, the installer restarted and
> formatted the drive. Then, it displayed a message "Gathering some
> information to prepare for the installation."
> note 1: the message should end with 3 dots "installation...", since it's
> something "in progress"
> note 2: my installation stopped there, since this screen never went
> away. tested on VirtualBox with 8M of RAM and a 256M virtual drive. I
> used all_cd.iso for the installation ("FreeDOS 1.2-pre15"), with the FDI
> bootdisk downloaded from your website.
Humm, does it exhibit the same behavior when just booted from the floppy image?
It has to be one of three issues. I will try to do some more testing in that
> *** general note ***
> I like the "patterned" background screen very much (I think there was
> some debate about that on the list recently).
Me too. But, Jim wants plain blue. So, 16 uses that. Easy to change in theme
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incorrect spell-corrected words.
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