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Re: One click installer a bit bare?

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>, Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, pgsql-www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: One click installer a bit bare?
Date: 2011-10-05 14:11:58
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On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 16:10, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 3:09 PM, Guillaume Lelarge
> <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2011-10-05 at 15:59 +0200, Magnus Hagander wrote:
>>> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 15:58, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>>> > On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 1:33 PM, Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> wrote:
>>> >> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 11:48 AM, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org> wrote:
>>> >>> On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 10:47 PM, Joshua D. Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> It may be minimal, but the last page of the installer could have a button to
>>> >>>> take them to support page of .Org?
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Can't do a button, but the new version of BitRock we've just upgraded
>>> >>> to (yesterday!) does support hyperlinked labels, so I've asked one of
>>> >>> the guys to add a "Visit the PostgreSQL Website" link to the final
>>> >>> page. That seems better than the support page to me, as they can then
>>> >>> jump straight to support or whatever else they need.
>>> >>
>>> >> The installer used to ask if people would like to subscribe to announce list.
>>> >>
>>> >> That seems a good thing to help us keep in touch with people.
>>> >
>>> > We can do that certainly - but I don't want to do both, otherwise
>>> > we'll end up with too much text on there that people will just ignore
>>> > (we know from experience this happens with installation wizards).
>>> > There is already additional text on the page that needs to stay (the
>>> > "It's complete" text and "Leave this checked to run StackBuilder and
>>> > download Slony/PostGIS/psqlODBC/Whatever" checkbox).
>>> >
>>> > So, which link is preferred?
>>>
>>> I have no windows box around atm - can you throw up a screenshot
>>> somewhere to look at, making it easier to comment? (yes, my VM is
>>> broken.. again..)
>>>
>>
>> Guess it is this one:
>> http://www.dalibo.org/_media/articles/winpg84/winpg84_18.jpg
>>
>> from the 8.4 installer. (I have a more current one, but in french
>> unfortunately)
>
> Yeah, though the artwork is somewhat more subtle now. The important
> stuff on the right is the same.

I'd still like to see the whole thing before I comment ;) Even better
if it has one of the suggested changed already, but without is fine as
well. Otherwise, I'll be happy to leave it to others to comment :D

-- 
 Magnus Hagander
 Me: http://www.hagander.net/
 Work: http://www.redpill-linpro.com/

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