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Re: Drop textmode from setup?
On Wed, 7 Sep 2005, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Sep 2005, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > I mean it!
> Mean, eh? :-)
> > I don't want to drop textmode support from Cygwin(*),
> You mean, not just yet?
> > but why do we still give the user the choice in the first place? If the
> > user can't choose textmode in the base installation, we will have a lot
> > more sane binmode installations in future and people will use textmode
> > only if they (think they) know what they are doing.
I also meant to add that if we had an "Advanced Settings" pane in setup,
the mount mode setting would go in there.
> My first response was "Well, if you're prepared to deal with people saying
> <<I created a file in Cygwin, and opened it in Notepad, and now it looks
> like one big line>>, go for it"... Then I realized it's not true for all
> programs (e.g., "vi" doesn't do that), but let's review some of the
> possible complaints, so that we're prepared to handle them.
> > At least, it's about time to publish the latest setup version with
> > the improved interface which very explicit recommends UNIX mode.
> Yes, definitely. It's been time for a while. There were some outstanding
> issues -- IIRC, at least one has been fixed. Brian, what do you say?
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