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From: Chris Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 00:38:23 -0400
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Subject: Re: Testing/Feedback on new setup.exe
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In-Reply-To: <200004130121.VAA06602@envy.delorie.com>; from dj@delorie.com on Wed, Apr 12, 2000 at 09:21:56PM -0400

On Wed, Apr 12, 2000 at 09:21:56PM -0400, DJ Delorie wrote:
>> >Well, for the non-technical startup.zip isn't going to help either and could
>> >confuse the technical.  Since you're taking votes, how about download-1st.zip. 
>> 
>> Two motions have been put forth.  Do I hear any seconds?
>
>Calling it "download-1st" after the installer is uploaded will be
>misleading, as you shouldn't download it at all if you download
>setup.exe instead.
>
>Bootstrap sounds more appropriate to me.  People who don't know what
>that means will probably use the installer instead anyway.

Good point.  Two votes for bootstrap.  Actually three...  I liked the
name, but just needed a good rationale for using it.

Would you change the name DJ?

cgf

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