[squeak-dev] Squeak All-in-One
bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Apr 29 09:51:34 UTC 2010
(resending with proper subject)
29.04.2010, at 01:07, Andreas Raab 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.
> - Andreas
Agreed. Let's build it. But Amazon marketing be damned, please don't call it "1-click". Makes me cringe every time.
Actually ... I just made one. Only tested on Mac and Linux-i686, but chances are it works on Windows, too:
- Bert -
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