[Tutor] Installation Routines (Joseph Quigley)

Joseph Quigley cpu.crazy at gmail.com
Wed Apr 20 01:04:44 CEST 2005

>Its not hard, but its not easy either to do it right.
>And given the profusion of installers already available
>ranging from free to expensive there really is little
>point in writing something that probably won't be as
>good as the already available alternative.
>Remember user expectation, if you write an installer you
>should also provide an uninstaller, and link it to the
>Control Panel Add/Remove applet. Its no coincidence that
>python uses a commercial (Wise) installer for the
>Windows distro...
> > This isn't a waste of your or my time is it?
>No, its a valid question even if the answer is that its probably a bad
>Alan G.

My point is for practice and knowledge. Sure, I have Setup 2 Go (the paid 
version) and Install Creator (not paid)
Then again, how many free installers are there for linux?

I must get a book on Windows before I make a nice installer.


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