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Re: Patched doc/setup-net.sgml
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Robert Collins <rbcollins at cygwin dot com>
- Cc: Joshua Daniel Franklin <joshuadfranklin at yahoo dot com>, <cygwin-patches at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2003 19:55:54 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: Patched doc/setup-net.sgml
- Reply-to: cygwin-patches at cygwin dot com
On 23 Mar 2003, Robert Collins wrote:
> * For most users, the Direct Connection method of downloading is the
> best choice.
> IMO the IE5 method is best. I've been considering making it the default.
> The IE5 method will leverage your IE5 cache and or organisational proxy
> server for performance. It will also honour browser auto-configuration
This doesn't work for me. I'm still trying to figure out why, but since
the possibility is there, better err on the side of caution.
> * setup.ini
> setup actually downloads setup.bz2 these days, setup.ini is a suported
> legacy config file. I don't know if you want to mention that or not.
It's stored locally as setup.ini, though, isn't it?
> * packages are divided into categories
> you might want to say 'grouped into', or 'categorized by'. divided into
> could suggest literal division of individual packages to a non english
> reader - i.e. /bin files go into the foo package :].
How about "Packages are assigned categories, and one package may belong to
> * a very basic Cygwin
> to me, 'minimal' reads more clearly than 'very basic'. Just a thought.
Minimal is overloaded to mean other things, though... I'm not sure what
the right term here would be, "reasonable", perhaps?
> Fantastic job otherwise!
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