[squeak-dev] Re: A little 4.1 press coverage

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Wed Apr 28 23:07:56 UTC 2010

On 4/28/2010 3:38 PM, Igor Stasenko wrote:
> On 29 April 2010 01:05, Ian Trudel<ian.trudel at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Squeak is a product but it just happen to be free-of-charge. Having
>> multiple downloads to get Squeak running and going is a major hurdle
>> for newcomers. It will make the curious go away. Curiosity is often
>> not strong enough to be persistent and go through the hurdles. Then it
>> turns in a no sale.
>> It may not be the most practical approach but it's a hell of a good
>> thing to get newcomers.
> Indeed. Easy and fast acquaintance is what a one-click images should serve for.
> Everything else is secondary and can be explained/uncovered once you
> hooked in the user.

Given that everyone seems to agree, can someone take a stab for 
providing such an installation for 4.1? It'd be easy enough to put up on 
Squeak.org for first-time users.

   - Andreas

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