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From Upayavira ...@upaya.co.uk>
Subject Re: Do we want a GUI installer?
Date Thu, 14 Apr 2005 15:20:42 GMT
Bertrand Delacretaz wrote:
> Le 14 avr. 05, à 11:15, Upayavira a écrit :
> 
>> ...In the work I've been doing with Snapbridge recently, I came across 
>> a rather neat GUI installer, that basically provides a front end to 
>> Ant...
> 
> 
> I remember a discussion a while ago about building a WebStart-based 
> installer.
> 
> People were strongly against it, the point being that it's better for 
> people to fail early rather than erroneously believe that Cocoon is a 
> point-and-click tool
> 
> I think the need to manually edit some config files remains a good way 
> of showing people what kind of skillset and mindset is needed to use 
> Cocoon today - I wouldn't bother about GUI config tools unless they're 
> integrated in a cohesive IDE.

No probs. I'll just keep this tool in my personal toolbox then.

Regards, Upayavira

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