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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: Link from download to install?
Date Fri, 02 Aug 2002 02:10:16 GMT
Bill Moseley wrote:
> How about adding two convenience links to the installation instructions on
> the download page? 
> Current releases:
>     * mod_perl 1.0: 1.27 (June 1, 2002)   [install]
>     * mod_perl 2.0 (in development): 1.99_04 (June 22, 2002)  [install]
> Or add some text at the end that says to read the INSTALL* docs in the
> distribution once unpacked, with a link to getwet.html or install.html.
> It's something like four or five links to get from the download to the
> getwet installation section.
> Please read the README, SUPPORT and INSTALL files bundled wth the
> distribution after <a
> href="/docs/1.0/guide/getwet.html#Installing_mod_perl_in_Three_Steps">downlo
> ading and unpacking</a> the distribution.  See <a
> href="/help/index.html">Getting Help</a> for support information.

Good idea, Bill. Done. Please check if you like it.

> Minor comment, but another thing that I often find useful on download pages
> such as is the README and Changes file
> unpacked.  It's nice to be able to read those without having to download
> and unpack the distribution.  Or perhaps just a link to a directory with
> the current version unpacked.

Done too for the Changes files. README is useless if you have the whole 
site at your hand. It's only useful when you are offline.

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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