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Re: Request for feature: more flexible setup routine

On 26 July 2010 18:09, Christopher Faylor 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.

Can you elaborate? Do you mean adding a new screen before the package
selection screen?

>>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.

Fair enough.

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

The silence is deafening. I better give that a miss then.


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