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Re: [HACKERS] What's left?

From: "Steve Tibbett" <stibbett(at)zim(dot)biz>
To: "Jan Wieck" <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>,"Steve Tibbett" <stevex(at)stevex(dot)org>
Cc: "David Garamond" <lists(at)zara(dot)6(dot)isreserved(dot)com>,"Dann Corbit" <DCorbit(at)connx(dot)com>,"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: [HACKERS] What's left?
Date: 2004-02-02 16:45:10
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The suggested location is %ProgramFiles%\CompanyName\ProductName but GNU products often don't have a "company", so some projects use GNU as the company name.

I'd rather it was simply %ProgramFiles%\PostgreSQL myself.

 - Steve

-----Original Message-----
From: Jan Wieck [mailto:JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com] 
Sent: 2004年2月2日 10:34
To: Steve Tibbett
Cc: 'David Garamond'; 'Dann Corbit'; 'Claudio Natoli'; 'Andrew Dunstan'; 'pgsql-hackers-win32'; 'PostgreSQL-development'
Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] [HACKERS] What's left?

Steve Tibbett wrote:
> I think users would prefer %ProgramFiles%¥PostgreSQL - that's what 
> Mozilla and some other projects do, although still other projects do
> %ProgramFiles%¥GNU¥PostgreSQL.   

What would be the reason to put PostgreSQL into %ProgramFiles%¥GNU ?


> 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 
> Garamond
> Sent: January 23, 2004 2:42 AM
> To: Dann Corbit
> Cc: Claudio Natoli; Andrew Dunstan; pgsql-hackers-win32; 
> PostgreSQL-development
> 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 Group¥Apache2.
> 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.
> --
> dave
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