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From Dany Dhondt <archeme...@mac.com>
Subject Re: [Installer] Should the log file be "user friendly"
Date Tue, 11 Feb 2014 17:43:36 GMT
if the user@ list is meant for getting help, then we might promote this more?

Dany Dhondt
archemedia@mac.com



Op 11-feb.-2014, om 18:41 heeft Lee Burrows <subscriptions@leeburrows.com> het volgende
geschreven:

> Maybe just display a message upon installation. eg: "thanks for downloading. get involved
[link]. find out more [link]"
> 
> On 11/02/2014 17:27, Dany Dhondt wrote:
>> IMHO, inviting flex users to the dev list might not work, because of the highly technical
discussions there.
>> Most people will get overwhelmed with the list traffic I think.
>> An installer should just do what we expect: install the sdk, no?
>> The 'how to get involved' is easy to find on our site.
>> 
>> Also, too many people on the dev list might use it as a help line, which isn't its
purpose.
>> Is there a possibility to have our own 'help' list or forum or is the adobe forum
still the preferred place to be?
>> 
>> Sincerely
>> 
>> Dany Dhondt
>> archemedia@mac.com
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Op 11-feb.-2014, om 18:08 heeft Kessler CTR Mark J <mark.kessler.ctr@usmc.mil>
het volgende geschreven:
>> 
>>>> we don't have anywhere near that many people on the mailing lists.
>>> Should we provide a link to subscribe to the mailing lists from the installer?
 Such as if they pick the dev branch or nightly's ?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -Mark
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Justin Mclean [mailto:justin@classsoftware.com]
>>> Sent: Monday, February 10, 2014 6:42 PM
>>> To: dev@flex.apache.org
>>> Subject: Re: [Installer] Should the log file be "user friendly"
>>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>>> For #1, we could just add more "echo" statements and have the installer
>>>> only log echo statements.
>>> That would certainly help.
>>> 
>>>> Or to only fix #2, we could tweak some ant target names to make it clear
>>>> they are conditional such as "air-setup-win-if-on-windows".
>>> Why not just not log them in the installers log?
>>> 
>>>> I would expect them to contact the users list and we'd still help them
>>>> there.
>>> We've had 20,000+ installs of the SDK via the installer - we don't have anywhere
near that many people on the mailing lists. I think a little caution is prudent here. the
installer is the first thing a user will use when trying to installer the SDK.
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> Justin
>> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Lee Burrows
> ActionScripter
> 


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