AW: [Zope3-dev] Re: AW: relying on win32api in windows supportofzc.zope3recipes

Adam Groszer agroszer at
Mon Aug 20 09:31:50 EDT 2007

Monday, August 20, 2007, 3:05:45 PM, Stephan Richter wrote:

> Windows is pretty different in this respect. You really want to use an
> installer, which means you get a wizard. People in Windows expect this
> behavior and want it. It is quiet ignorant to ask them to use eggs instead.

Hackers on win32 can live with eggs, but beginners surely not.
The wizard might be a simple wrapper around the scenes behind.
Ask some parameters/path/anything, start the install script with
python, provide some progress feedback.

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 Adam                            mailto:agroszer at

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