[Spambayes] Guidance re pickles versus DB for Outlook

Tim Stone - Four Stones Expressions tim@fourstonesExpressions.com
Wed Nov 27 13:36:25 2002


11/26/2002 11:52:17 PM, "Tim Peters" <tim_one@email.msn.com> wrote:

>[Richie Hindle]
>> As Mark says, we're going to have to package this thing up anyway, so why
>> not make ZODB a part of that package?  All this assumes (as Skip points
>> out) that ZODB is as portable as Spambayes.
>
>Few things are as portable as pure Python code.  ZODB has some C code in it
>that hasn't been ported as widely, but it should work fine except on
>Platforms from Mars.  The bulk of ZODB is written in pure Python; the
>underlying persistence and BTree machinery is coded in C.
>
>> On the subject of packaging: I've used InnoSetup before and been very
>> impressed.  Someone mentioned Install Shield - I don't believe there's a
>> credible free version of that, whereas InnoSetup is completely free.
>
>InnoSetup works great, and especially for straightforward installs.
>Recommended here too.  The harder the install, the more valuable other
>installers become.  The spambayes installer could probably consist of a
>plain zip file -- except that one of my sisters doesn't know how to unzip
><wink/sigh>.

Well, with Tim1's blessing, I'll give it another crack.  Checking in a 
firstcut simple pop3proxy install.  - TimS

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