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Offline Megiddo

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Installer...?
« on: November 11, 2005, 09:40:40 AM »
I'm sure many of you have noticed that the ULX releases have lacked a proper installer!

I'd like some feedback from the community about putting in an installer for ULX and Ulysses. For example, should it remain an online installer so you can simply run that one program to grab all the updates? Should we combine both ULX and Ulysses into the same installer for covenience, or should we separate them? ( Separation is the current plan )

Thanks for your input!
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Re: Installer...?
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2005, 09:41:49 AM »
Put em' in the same installer!
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Re: Installer...?
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2005, 09:38:21 PM »
No, definately not an online installer. Many people had problems with it and hated UGM for all the hastle it caused.

And I thought ULX was Ulysses.. whats the difference?


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Re: Installer...?
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2005, 10:13:25 PM »
ULX is what you know now, an AMX-like clone. Ulysses is more like UGM, client-side things.
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Re: Installer...?
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2005, 01:43:56 AM »
Seing as ULX will never be anyway near as big as UGM, a online installer would be good in my opinion

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Re: Installer...?
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2005, 08:39:44 AM »
the problem is that so many people had trouble getting the installer to connect, and kept getting errors. It would just be better to make an offline installer, those old online ones started cluttering up my computer and got all confusing


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Re: Installer...?
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2005, 08:35:15 AM »
Basically I'll overview the good and bad points for each.

Online installer:
Positives
Easy to use
You can pick what you want to install

Negatives
Needs more bandwidth because people need to download everything each time they install
Connection errors happen if a host is down

Offline installer:
Positives
Uses less bandwidth
People are familiar with offline installers

Negatives
Can't pick the content you want (That's if we use a standard offline installer!)

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Re: Installer...?
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2005, 12:46:57 PM »
Online Installer stops all the people going 'Omg this **** pluGin dOisn't worc!' because they have an old version

(Thats if the online installer can be got to auto update)

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Re: Installer...?
« Reply #8 on: November 16, 2005, 12:51:28 PM »
They all diid download a newer version, but online installers are crap.

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Re: Installer...?
« Reply #9 on: November 16, 2005, 03:07:43 PM »
I take it your discussing the 3.1 Issue?