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So what area needs help and/or is not covered at the moment?
Kurt Lieber wrote:
>On Wed, Jun 09, 2004 at 04:37:25PM +0100 or thereabouts, George Prowse wrote:
>>Wouldn't it reduce the time of the project if we at least had a look at
>>the installer? I've had a look and installed with it a while ago out of
>>curiosity and although its not ideal its certainly a work in progress.
>>Just bin the RPM base. lol
>We've already been through this a few months ago and we elected not to.
>Corey's already outlined some of the reasons why. Basically, it's trying
>to fit a square peg into a round hole.
>There is real code written for our current installer. Have you looked at
>that? My feeling is you haven't. Constructive criticism is good, but you
>should at least know what it is that you're criticizing.
>Also, there's nothing preventing you or anyone else from taking up this
>project on their own and running with it. If you're of the belief that
>basing an installer off of anaconda is the best solution, then by all means
>-- go for it. By the same token, I hope you understand if we continue to
>pursue the path we've already selected. You're welcome to help out with
>that project if you decide not to pursue your own.
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