hacked package on server

Carlo Florendo subscribermail@gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 01:25:00 GMT 2007

Brian Mathis wrote:
> In this case, a user running an installer is in the frame of mind of
> *installing* things, not *skipping* things.  

Perhaps this is in your case, certainly not everyone in this mailing list.

So when they are asked a
> question, they should be asked questions about *installing*, not
> *skipping*, and the answers should be taken in that context.  "Yes"
> should do the install, while "No" should not.  Switching the context
> to "skipping" causes the type of confusion that is going on here.

The OP said:

 > "Do you want to skip the package?" and has a yes and no button.
 > I read it quickly and pressed no before thinking about it"

So you see, it's a problem of thought.  The UI message *is* very clear.

One simply needs to think before acting.

Thank you very much.

Best Regards,


Carlo Florendo
Softare Engineer/Network Co-Administrator
Astra Philippines Inc.
UP-Ayala Technopark, Diliman 1101, Quezon City

The Astra Group of Companies
5-3-11 Sekido, Tama City
Tokyo 206-0011, Japan

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