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Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] What's left?

From: "Steve Tibbett" <stevex(at)stevex(dot)org>
To: "'David Garamond'" <lists(at)zara(dot)6(dot)isreserved(dot)com>,"'Dann Corbit'" <DCorbit(at)connx(dot)com>
Cc: "'Claudio Natoli'" <claudio(dot)natoli(at)memetrics(dot)com>,"'Andrew Dunstan'" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,"'pgsql-hackers-win32'" <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>,"'PostgreSQL-development'" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] What's left?
Date: 2004-01-23 12:40:34
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I think users would prefer %ProgramFiles%\PostgreSQL - that's what Mozilla
and some other projects do, although still other projects do

I'd vote for %ProgramFiles%\PostgreSQL.

 - Steve

-----Original Message-----
From: pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
[mailto:pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of David
Sent: January 23, 2004 2:42 AM
To: Dann Corbit
Cc: Claudio Natoli; Andrew Dunstan; pgsql-hackers-win32;
Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] [HACKERS] What's left?

Dann Corbit wrote:
>>>But for now I suggest that the default prefix on Windows is 
>>>C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL
> More properly:
> %ProgramFiles%\PostgreSQL

Another suggestion: %ProgramFiles%\PGDG\PostgreSQL (or even
%ProgramFiles%\PGDG\PostgreSQL 7.5). Apache2 uses %ProgramFiles%\Apache

Note: Many software uses the %ProgramFiles%\<VendorName>\<ProductName>
convention, but apparently Microsoft itself puts stuffs right under
%ProgramFiles% (%ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Money, \Internet Explorer, \Windows
Media Player, etc).

> And then, if they don't like that, let them put it wherever they darn 
> well please.


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