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RE: Cygwin_setup.exe comments...

Sent: 02 October 2003 16:02 From: Igor Pechtchanski
>On Thu, 2 Oct 2003, Linda W. wrote:


> > What's wrong with a resizable
> > window?  I really don't know -- does it require a Ph.D. to do?  I've
> > never done windows programming, so I really don't know, but is it really
> > that difficult?
> Actually, no, a Ph.D. is apparently not enough (I do have one, and I don't
> understand the intricacies of the interface enough to make that dialog
> properly resizeable).  And I *have* done a fair share of Windows (and GUI)
> programming.  Face it: it's just *not that easy*.  If it were, someone
> would have implemented it.  It might be a good exercise to actually look
> at the code instead of useless complaining.  There must be a reason why
> it's been on the setup TODO list next to forever.


> Another place to check is the setup TODO list and WISHLIST in the README.
> You can either download the setup source package, or check it out on

Err, I've just read the README linked above, and as far as I can see a
resizable window isn't on either the TODO list or the wishlist.

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