[Bf-committers] Blender 2.5x beta status
mats.holmberg at 2me.fi
Wed Jul 14 07:37:57 CEST 2010
Sadly many people still think of "installation" as being something mythical, even a bit frightening, no matter what the platform is. If we can counter that, great. +1 for an uncomplicated .zip approach!
On 14.7.2010, at 6.14, Mike Belanger wrote:
> Have to agree with William and Benjamin. The mounting/unmounting disk-image
> thing is probably from OSX's Unix background, not designed for people at
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 8:43 PM, Benjamin Tolputt <btolputt at internode.on.net
>> William Reynish wrote:
>>> I think zip is much simpler to understand and manage for the user, it's
>> also faster too (no need to mount, drag-to-apps, unmount).
>>> From a non-technical standpoint (my wife), installing from a zip is not
>> an issue. Simply double click the zip in the downloads dir and drag to
>> the Applications shortcut in the taskbar. She's done this so many times
>> now it is second nature and she is not technically trained in any way,
>> shape, or form.
>> Benjamin Tolputt
>> Analyst Programmer
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