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

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Wed Apr 28 23:14:54 UTC 2010

On 29 April 2010 02:07, Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de> wrote:
> 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.

But what's wrong with current download link?

it installs squeak to specified dir and then just fires up the image.
It may be not a one-click, but pretty usual install, which every
win-user knows what to do.

> Cheers,
>  - Andreas

Best regards,
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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