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From Greg Marr <>
Subject Re: Win32 Sources and Installer
Date Wed, 31 Jan 2001 15:01:11 GMT
At 09:52 AM 01/31/2001, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>One foolish thought,
>   nearly nobody on Win32 actually uses the sources.  Is there any 
> benefit
>to retaining these files in the Win32 Binary Installer?
>   They do take up a surprizing chunk of memory [and it is 
> effectively the
>win32 subset.]  The latest binaries:
>-rc5 w/src    2,984,960
>-rc5 w/o src  1,798,144

How difficult would it be to have two installs, one with source and 
one without source?  Then people who are interested in the source as 
well can download and install everything in one step.

Greg Marr
"We thought you were dead."
"I was, but I'm better now." - Sheridan, "The Summoning"

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