[Clipart] check it

Jonathan Phillips jon at rejon.org
Thu Apr 29 00:10:54 PDT 2004

THat sounds brilliant! We need that feature request thing up so that we
can collect all these ideas! 

What type of solution is there for windows? We obviously have to cover
all the bases...


On Wed, 2004-04-28 at 23:59, Daniel Carrera wrote:
> Jonathan Phillips wrote:
> > Yeah, the site right now is PHP and it isn't that difficult to code...I
> > just think it is good for us to see what others are using.
> I wonder.  How are people supposed to install the clipart in the zip file? 
> Are they supposed to go to the appropriate directory and copy it?
> If so, we may be able to do a slight improvement on MS' idea.  We could have 
> the option of creating a self-installer.  You run it and it automatically 
> puts the files in the correct hierarchy in (say) /usr/local/share/clipart/
> You can do this using MakeSelf.
> http://www.megastep.org/makeself/
> It works in all Unices including Linux and Mac OS X.
> It allows you to make a self-extracting archive which, after extracting 
> itself runs an arbitrary program (e.g. an installer).  I've used this 
> before.  It actually works.  I was very impressed.
> Cheers,

Jon Phillips
Graduate Researcher
Visual Arts Department

PO BOX 948667

jon at rejon.org

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