Distributing Rev Stacks (was The age of user-translatable applications...
bvlahos at jpl.nasa.gov
Fri Sep 13 11:00:01 CDT 2002
Not to add fuel to the fire but it is becoming common to have email
systems not allow .exe files as attachments for fear of viruses. You
may find some recipients unable to retrieve your files as I have here.
On Friday, September 13, 2002, at 08:53 AM, Rob Cozens wrote:
> Good Morning All,
> Thanks to every who has contributed to my education in the intricacies
> of cross-platform distribution.
> Being a stubborn foole (read that "an Aries"), and assuming developers
> downloading from my website will be less fearful of self-expanding
> archives found there than strangers would be of a self-expanding
> attachment, the next update of the Serendipity Downloader will bundle
> files in a .exe for Windows (as it does now) and a .sea.bin for Mac
> OS. I don't know how to create a self-extracting archive for Unix, so
> the Unix bundle will be a .tar.
> Baring browser download problems, individual files will be available
> for download in gzip format.
> I am adding new menuItems, "Compress a File" & "Expand a File" to SDB
> Utilities' File menu; thus once developers have downloaded the Library
> bundle, they have the tools to decompress the individual files.
> So while RunRev's built in gzip compression/decompression requires
> handler scripting before it can be used, the next update of
> Serendipity Library (Monday?) will compress/decompress individual
> files out-of-the-box.
> Rob Cozens
> CCW, Serendipity Software Company
> "And I, which was two fooles, do so grow three;
> Who are a little wise, the best fooles bee."
> from "The Triple Foole" by John Donne (1572-1631)
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