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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: Some clarifications and a plea
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2004 23:42:42 +0100
On Tuesday 03 February 2004 23:24, Eric Sammer wrote:
> I promise you'll be able to...
>
> - define your own custom steps
> - use your own special commands in custom steps and default steps
> - write your own special arch templates (see previous item)
> - write profiles by hand without using any user interface other than vi
> (emacs won't be compatible, mind you)
> - load and save profiles for later use
> - run commands atomically OR after each step
> - do whatever voodoo you want to do by hand between steps
>
> As much as I hate to say it (again), this is all covered in the docs
> that were written, as well as the two diagrams. So, that URL again is:
> http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/releng/installer/

I think it satisfies my concerns. Maybe the words backend and frontend could 
be avoided. That these would be just components was not clear from the 
document when I read it. The class diagrams provide a "crude" model that does 
not define how things are implemented.

Paul

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