On Saturday 01 November 2003 05:13 pm, Paul wrote: > On Sat, Nov 1, 2003 at 14:10:43 +0800, Toad wrote: > >On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 10:31:58PM -0800, Paul wrote: > >> I see the installation of Freenet and the configuration of Freenet to > >> be an area that needs serious attention. > >> > >> First, I use Freenet on a Mac, but Mac OS X is not shown anymore as a > >> compatible OS on the Freenet web site download page. It used to be > >> there, but not anymore. I know to use the Linux download and > >> instructions, but the only reason I know that is because the web site > >> used to state this. A new user will likely not realize this. > >> > >> Second, the install process needs to be easier. Yes, installing > >> Freenet is as simple as copying over a handful of files, but a > >> single-click install program is very nice. The Mac .pkg format is > >> simple and effective, and it allows scripts to be included and run > >> during the installation process. > > > >Care to volunteer? I don't have a Mac to develop a package on. > > I had a feeling you might ask that. While I can program, I just do > not have the time right now to learn the specifics of how to do this, > and then do it. The time investment goes beyond doing this once. I'd > have to do it for every single release. And at the rate they are > coming these days, that's a huge amount of time.
You wouldn't have to redo it every release; except for new configuration options, you would just have to change the version number and stick in the new JAR. Right? (I'm a Mac imbecile.) -- "I love deadlines. I love the whooshing sound they make as they go by." - Douglas Adams Nick Tarleton - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - PGP key available _______________________________________________ Support mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://dodo.freenetproject.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/support