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From scott hutinger <S-Hutin...@wiu.edu>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-879) The Getting Started Guide is incomplete (section: Installing and working with Derby) and so not helpful to new users
Date Fri, 27 Jan 2006 16:28:27 GMT
Hi Bryan,

I do agree that some type of installer/install scripts etc should 
exist.  Any good idea's about what path to take :-)


Bryan Pendleton wrote:
> Stan Bradbury (JIRA) wrote:
>> The following email prompted the filing of this JIRA entry:
>> ===== Feedback on the initial Derby experience  ====
> That is a very interesting set of experiences. It's not obvious
> to me that all of these are necessarily best fixed via documentation.
> In some cases, it might be possible to also do things like:
>  - improve the bundled scripts to be easier to use
>  - re-arrange the directory structure to be more obvious (I was
>    certainly confused by the concept of a "framework" when I first
>    started with Derby).
>  - issue better error messages for misconfiguration problems.
> I think it's wonderful that you're working on improving the
> documentation; I'm just observing that as you do so, it would
> be great if you could also keep an eye out for the possibility of
> improvements we could make to things like scripts, installer, etc.
> at the same time.
> thanks,
> bryan

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