Patched doc/setup-net.sgml

Igor Pechtchanski
Sun Mar 23 00:55:00 GMT 2003

On 23 Mar 2003, Robert Collins wrote:

> [snip]
> * For most users, the Direct Connection method of downloading is the
> best choice.
> IMO the IE5 method is best. I've been considering making it the default.
> The IE5 method will leverage your IE5 cache and or organisational proxy
> server for performance. It will also honour browser auto-configuration
> scripts.

This doesn't work for me.  I'm still trying to figure out why, but since
the possibility is there, better err on the side of caution.

> * setup.ini
> setup actually downloads setup.bz2 these days, setup.ini is a suported
> legacy config file. I don't know if you want to mention that or not.

It's stored locally as setup.ini, though, isn't it?

> [snip]
> * packages are divided into categories
> you might want to say 'grouped into', or 'categorized by'. divided into
> could suggest literal division of individual packages to a non english
> reader - i.e. /bin files go into the foo package :].

How about "Packages are assigned categories, and one package may belong to
multiple categories".

> * a very basic Cygwin
> to me, 'minimal' reads more clearly than 'very basic'. Just a thought.

Minimal is overloaded to mean other things, though...  I'm not sure what
the right term here would be, "reasonable", perhaps?

> [snip]
> Fantastic job otherwise!
> Cheers,
> Rob

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