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

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Thu Apr 29 00:40:39 UTC 2010

On 4/28/2010 4:14 PM, Igor Stasenko wrote:
> 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?

I'm missing something here. If we have already what we're looking for, 
then what is this discussion about? I read it as people saying that we 
don't have a "one-click-solution" (whatever that's considered to be) and 
need one. Which is fine by me, just make one and we'll put it up.

   - Andreas

> http://ftp.squeak.org/4.1/win/Squeak-4.1-9957-100417-installer.exe
> 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

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