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Re: Request for feature: more flexible setup routine

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 04:15:19PM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>On 26 July 2010 15:29, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 12:52:48PM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>> If we wanted to do something like this I think it would have to be a
>> separate dialog where the user makes a decision about what they want.
>> Either that or a list of packages to update would always be presented
>> so that people wouldn't be surprised.
>Agreed, but of course that'd need substantial design and
>implementation work, so realistically it isn't gonna happen.

AFAIK, the latter, where a list of what's being updated is shown isn't a
substantial redesign.

>Okay, detour over.
>Now what about my actual proposal, which was to save the
>Keep/Curr/Prev/Exp setting across setup.exe invocations?

I think making it sticky would lead to the confusion that I previously
mentioned so I'm not in favor of it.

However, I don't feel so strongly that I'd actually veto the change
if others think it is important.


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