[sword-devel] The SWORD Project for Windows 1.5.9 installers testing

L.Allan-pbio paraclete at bibleinverse.org
Fri Oct 6 05:52:28 MST 2006

Some observations (none major ... good work):

* nit ... Crosswire license mentions copyright 1994-2005 ... should 
this be 2006? (the Help About for sword.exe itself has 2006)

* SWORD_PATH environment variable over-written ... should permission 
be asked to do this if one already exists (makes installer more 

* Running of InstallManager during installation is kind of unexpected 
... the checkbox is to run Sword

* InstallManager Help should have "About" menu-item with version 

* Don't care for the initial layout (but maybe this is the way it has 
always been?)
   - Actual Bible content is the smallest window.
   - Emphasis on Strongs number ... new user may find lower right 
window to be unclear ... bunch of numbers

* Large files (ideally) ought to be shared rather than in 
Crosswire\The SWORD Project
   ... icudt36.dll=8.5mb, InstallManager.exe=3.80mb

* During uninstall with remove modules ... files removed, but 
directory paths left ...
   - didn't use InstallManager?
   - Left userprefs.conf

* nit ... Could installer remember the InstallerLanguage (or is this 
nsis limitation)

* sword.exe Help About ... typo? Thanx??? to God for His GREAT MERCY 
and LOVE
   - not an installer issue

Registry cleanup: seems complete

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Troy A. Griffitts" <scribe at crosswire.org>
To: <sword-devel at crosswire.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 23, 2006 3:06 PM
Subject: [sword-devel] The SWORD Project for Windows 1.5.9 installers 

> DM Smith has packaged up our latest binaries into installation 
> packs.
> It would be great if we could get some reports on the installation
> process before we release to the general public.
> Software Only
> http://www.crosswire.org/~dmsmith/biblecs/SwordSetup.exe
> Starter Pack (Software + KJV, Strongs, Robinsons, Personal 
> Commentary)
> http://www.crosswire.org/~dmsmith/biblecs/SwordSetupStarterPack.exe
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