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Re: Success report: Setup.exe on Windows 2000.
On Tue, Jan 08, 2002 at 09:35:36AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>The second issue is that (IMO) for users, in a hierarchical environment,
>finding a category Full, is less intuitive than a hierarchical container
>that encompasses everything. I've the same objection about both things,
>so I chose this in an attempt to reduce user confusion. If you feel that
>this will cause mroe confusion, then we can reexamine things.
Nope. I agree that hierarchical is better.
>>Or, at least that's what I was proposing as a quick fix. It sounds
>>like the new version of setup will have more functionality. I think it
>>would have been nice (tm) if we could have released something like what
>>I envisioned earlier. I thought that it was a relatively simple thing
>>to do and that it would have cut back on some user confusion.
>I did intend to do just that. However a couple of things intervened.
>1) The categories released version of the code is nowhere near as clean
>internally, making clickable categories function was painful (I didn't
>succeed after a moderate attempt).
Ok. It sounds like we have something better anyway.
>2) My time of late has been much less available than I might wish.
Yeah, I know the feeling. My sympathies or congratulations depending on
how much fun the "other stuff" might be.