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From Conor MacNeill <co...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Has anyone got any thoughts (positive or negative) about this?
Date Wed, 06 Apr 2011 00:00:26 GMT
On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 21:07, Jeffrey E Care <carej@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> Kevin Jackson <foamdino@gmail.com> wrote on 04/05/2011 04:40:12 AM:
>
>> http://code.google.com/p/winant/
>>
>> I'm just looking at html5boilerplate and the build script is IMHO
>> fairly standard for a none build person and I came across this
>> reference to an 'installer for ant'
>>
>> Weird?
>
> I can't say that I understand the premise of the thing...installing Ant on
> Windows is hard? Surely I'm missing something: when did unzip & go become
> "hard"?

I think there would be a fair number of Windows users who want an
installer to do the work for them:

1. Keep track of installed products
2. Figure out where to put Ant
3. Update paths, set environment variables
4. Make sure there is a compatible JVM
etc

When in Rome ...

I'm also happy to list it.

Conor

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