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From Randy Terbush <ra...@zyzzyva.com>
Subject Re: What's going on with InstallShield?
Date Thu, 11 Sep 1997 22:19:47 GMT
> I'll tell you. First their fnarging FTP servers serve everything in
> ASCII, at least I think they do. Certainly I never got a clean download
> with Netscape, and using a Unix box it defaulted to ASCII. I thought
> only Sun were that stupid, but you live and learn. So, I figured that
> out in the end. Then they have a 15 minute time limit, which means it is
> just plain impossible to get the stuff down a 64k line (did I mention
> they don't support reget? Well, they don't). So, I find a fatter pipe
> and relay the damn thing. Then I run it (at last), it spends an age
> unpacking, and says "install from the Control Panel". Sigh. So I try
> that, it spends an age unpacking, and says "install from the Control
> Panel".
> 
> Astonishing.
> 
> To be completely frank, I'm getting a little tired of it.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Ben.
> 

What was the alternative package that someone suggested?




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