[sword-devel] InstallMgr

DM Smith dmsmith at crosswire.org
Fri May 15 05:20:59 MST 2009

On May 15, 2009, at 4:29 AM, Peter von Kaehne wrote:

> Eeli Kaikkonen wrote:
>> 2. We need to support http.
>> 3. We don't need to support the old, standard non-zipped directory
>> structure with http because it's not needed for backwards  
>> compatibility.
> I think Troy's argument is right for module libraries, created by  
> people
> who do not have much nous - install sword and open up your repo (via  
> ftp
> +/- http). So HTTP support for standard repos is of huge benefit
> But other than that, yes, I agree with your post.
> I also think that the installation of local zip files (while
> programmatically not different to across the network) is not meant to
> break the general idea of how our repos (should) work.

Exactly. HTTP/FTP/FILE are all mechanisms of delivery. This is a  
separate issue from how to handle a rawzip module that a user has  

-- DM

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