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From Berin Loritsch <blorit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Future build (was RE: [Vote] Releasing 2.1.1)
Date Fri, 05 Sep 2003 14:21:16 GMT
Hunsberger, Peter wrote:

> Jeff Ramsdale <jefe182@earthlink.net> asks:
> 
> 
>>Asking a user to download and install another software 
>>package is out of the question. They have perfectly capable 
>>.zip functionality already on their system. We provide a .zip 
>>file for the latest distribution, why night the nightly snapshot?
> 
> 
> It seems to me that if a user is sophisticated enough to realize that
> they really need the nightly snapshot for some obscure reason they are
> sophisticated enough to download the appropriate unzip utility.  After
> all they figured out how to download Cocoon, install it and determine
> they need something more. 
> 
> If you really think it's necessary we could place links to the necessary
> unzip tools on the download pages...

Doesn't ANT take care of these things?  How about adding a target to
unzip an arbitrary file?


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