Marketing Firebird: Get a Clue!
garfieldbond at fastmail.fm
Mon, 15 Sep 2003 21:50:10 -0400
Ben Goodger wrote:
> Simon Willison wrote:
>> I just spotted this on a weblog:
>> But marketing can only come when the basic user issues are handled
>> and there are two (or three) that need to get addressed.
>> 1. Installer. You need to have a standard Windows installer with
>> every single build. Period. Now I just checked AGAIN with the
>> nightly url and you still just have a big zip of files. That's just
>> plain unacceptable. If people can't install easily then they just
>> plain won't. Want to offer a zipped version for those that don't
>> like it? No problem but that's an additional option NOT the damn
>> default. And, yes Virginia, installation software is scriptable and
>> automatable these days so it can be tied into a standard Windows
>> build process.
> I'm working on a new Installer that will hopefully be incorporated
> into 0.8.
Out of curiousity, will it be the same installer used currently for
seamonkey builds (bug 173770 and 182409 i believe) or will it be
something else, like NSIS?