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Re: Emacs Installer for MS Windows

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs Installer for MS Windows
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 07:16:57 +0300

> From: Steven Tamm <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 18:02:55 -0700
> Some people on the list may express a preference to do the same thing 
> either with:
> "C:\program files\GNU Emacs" or
> "C:\program files\GNU\Emacs" or
> "C:\program files\Emacs".
> Others may think it's a bad idea.  The point was not to distinguish 
> flavours of Emacs; there is only one Visual Studio and only one 
> Firefox.  It's a stylistic decision that should be made explicitly, as 
> opposed to being stumbled upon.  Microsoft's Installer SDK doesn't 
> describe what to do (although it is adamant about putting it in 
> ProgramFiles).
> It seems based on the feedback (or is that smackdown) that 
> %PROGRAM_FILES%\Emacs is the location that causes the least discomfort.
> Right?

Just "Emacs" and "XEmacs" is distinctive enough, I think.

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