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