Subject: Re: random installation related points
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-install
Date: 07/28/1999 18:52:26
Luke Mewburn <> writes:
> 	a) I think we should get a slick tty based installer before we
> 	   even get distracted on an X11/GUI based one. tty based
> 	   installers cover all our target platforms

Well, that's the current thesis.

> 	c) I feel hesitant about using a language which not many
> 	   developers know (scheme). For that matter, why not use
> 	   python?  From what I've seen and used, python is fairly
> 	   easy to understand and looks clean as a language.

1) I don't know python.
2) I can get a scheme to fit in a tiny space. I have no idea how to do
that with python.
3) I'm already working on it. :)