Auto-updating apps, and splash screens.

Alex Tweedly alex at
Fri Oct 29 05:59:09 EDT 2010

  On 29/10/2010 05:40, stephen barncard wrote:
> Search for "Magic Carpet" at Chipp's site.
I tried Magic Carpet when it was first announced, and it was a good 
backup/archive/version-control system, but I don't remember anything 
about auto-update, and there's nothing about auto-update in the web 
pages about Magic Carpet.

On 29/10/2010 05:10, Jim Sims wrote:
> Alex - search the List archives for Chipp's updater, he has a few posts that outline what seems
> to be a good system and gives some excellent advice.
I did (eventually) find that advice. It's well hidden because some other 
emails in the archive refer to it, but have the wrong link. It should be

and you're right, lots of good advice, looks like a good system, etc.  I 
was just hoping for some working example to start from.

Richard Gaskin has most of this in the auto-download used in RevNet, so 
I may try taking that and expanding it into auto-updater.    Sounds like 
a project for a quiet evening ....

-- Alex.

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