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RE: Press for Cygwin
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: RE: Press for Cygwin
- From: "Robinow, David" <drobinow at dayton dot adroit dot com>
- Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2001 16:45:32 -0400
> From: Jonathon Merz [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Subject: Re: Press for Cygwin
> Just some comments: I do fully support the use of bzip2 over
> gzip because it compresses better, but I think using it purely
> to thwart WinZip users would be a bad reason to do so. ...
You misunderstand. Bias against the WIMP interface has nothing to do with
> Likewise, while we all appreciate the efficiency of
> command-line tools, trying to thwart users of WinZip is kind
> of elitist, and for those who have gotten to be called "System
> Administrators" without learning much in the way of command
> line tools, our efforts would be better
> spent teaching them to patch their IIS servers before we try
> to teach them to use the command line :)
Nobody (but you) said anything about a command line.
The supported installation method is with setup.exe.
The (A) proper way to run it is to double-click on it.
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