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RE: [PATCH] - setup.exe --mirror-list option (nudge, nudge)


-----Original Message-----
From: []
On Behalf Of Christopher Faylor
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2007 6:29 PM
Subject: Re: [PATCH] - setup.exe --mirror-list option (nudge, nudge)

On Fri, Jul 27, 2007 at 11:49:39AM -0400, Hicks, Jerry - ACD wrote:
> No comments?

> I have two comments but neither is probably anything you want to hear.

> 1) I don't care if the developers want to consider this patch
> but since setup.exe is not supposed to be a generic install
> utility but I could see if they they would rather forgo installing
> it as it doesn't really provide any functionality which would be
> useful for the normal user.  New functionality always carries a
> support burden so these kinds of features have to be considered
> with this in mind.

You're right, I didn't want to hear that.  :-)

I suppose it's ok, I can just patch up the .rc file and build a
local customized setup.exe here in perpetuity.

> 2) It is against site policy for email to be sent with the type
> of disclaimer that you are using.  I mention this because very
> soon we'll actually be blocking things that look like the disclaimer.

Yeah, they do that behind my back to all outbound mail so I'm having
that "inflicted" upon me rather than me "using" it.

Thanks for the flame though.


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