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Re: gated

Craig Sanders <cas@taz.net.au> writes:

> On Thu, 4 Dec 1997, Dermot John Bradley wrote:
> i think an installer package in contrib is the best solution.  the installer
> should:
> 	- download the gated sources (using wget or lwp-request or snarf or an 
> 	  ftp script)

Very bad idea. Some of us are behind a firewall that makes it
difficult to use standard ftp tools. Invoking ftp from an
installer script would only cause trouble. It should instead be done
like the nescape installer package where the software is downloaded
manually to a tmp dir.  

- Sten Anderson

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