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From "Lewis, Andrew J" <Andrew.Le...@jbosc.ksc.nasa.gov>
Subject RE: [OT] RE: Cocoon on a read-only medium
Date Mon, 21 Jan 2002 16:29:42 GMT
admitted - off topic...but sadly no, it actually has to be a binary
executable. I tried the BAT and CMD, same problem.

> ----------
> From: 	Vadim Gritsenko[SMTP:vadim.gritsenko@verizon.net]
> Reply To: 	cocoon-users@xml.apache.org
> Sent: 	Monday, January 21, 2002 11:23 AM
> To: 	cocoon-users@xml.apache.org
> Subject: 	[OT] RE: Cocoon on a read-only medium
> 
> > From: Lewis, Andrew J [mailto:Andrew.Lewis@jbosc.ksc.nasa.gov]
> 
> It's becoming offtopic...
> 
> > actually - you need the EXE. Launching documents directly from the
> > autorun.inf is error prone, and unreliable. There is another technotes
> out
> > there that basically points out that the type of exec call they use is
> not
> > the ShellOpen but rather a lower leve exec so the program needs to be
> an EXE
> > or a COM file.
> 
> Does BAT, CMD files work? If so, no need for any EXE - CMD/perl/...
> would do anything you need.
> 
> > I've been bit by that before. The wierd thing is that the document
> only will
> > work on some versions, but not others.
> > 
> > > ----------
> > > From: 	Robert Koberg[SMTP:rob@koberg.com]
> > > Reply To: 	cocoon-users@xml.apache.org
> > > Sent: 	Monday, January 21, 2002 11:00 AM
> > > To: 	cocoon-users@xml.apache.org
> > > Subject: 	Re: Cocoon on a read-only medium
> > >
> > > copied from MS:
> > >
> > > Creating an AutoRun-enabled CD-ROM application is a straightforward
> > > procedure. You simply include two essential files:
> > >
> > >   a.. An Autorun.inf file
> > >   b.. A startup application
> > > When a user inserts a disc into a CD-ROM drive on a
> AutoRun-compatible
> > > computer, the system immediately checks to see if the disc has a
> personal
> > > computer file system. If it does, the system searches for a file
> named
> > > Autorun.inf. This file specifies a setup application that will be
> run,
> > > along
> > > with a variety of optional settings. The startup application
> typically
> > > installs, uninstalls, configures, and perhaps runs the application.
> > >
> > > ---
> > >
> > > the .inf doc is plain text so no need for the exe!
> 
> 
> <snip/>
> 
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