Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop-research

From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
To: gentoo-desktop-research@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] Gentoo installer project
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 20:31:18
Message-Id: 200401262127.56508.pauldv@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop-research] Gentoo installer project by Eric Sammer
On Monday 26 January 2004 21:21, Eric Sammer wrote:
> Paul de Vrieze wrote: > > This comes very close to my "split-screen-installer" idea where the > > bottom would be a console and the top a helper function (ranging from > > simple docs to something way more advanced) > > I could see something like this in the same format as a development IDE > with a build window below the text editor. The more I think about it, > the more have a console view with pausable stages is a good thing. It's > useful for debugging and testing as well.
I really am thinking of a fully functional console (that does not need to be used) In ascii art it would look something like, where next would just take you to the next screen. Maybe the top part could also have a vertical split with options on the left and the handbook on the right (automatically put on the right section) __________________________________________________________ | Partition the hard-disk | | | | [parted] [qparted] | | | | [fdisk] [cfdisk] | | | | | | [previous] [next] | ---------------------------------------------------------- | # | | | | | | | | | |________________________________________________________| Paul -- Paul de Vrieze Gentoo Developer Mail: pauldv@g.o Homepage: http://www.devrieze.net