Website message overhaul
doob at me.com
Tue Nov 15 06:53:24 PST 2011
On 2011-11-15 15:23, Nick Sabalausky wrote:
> "Jacob Carlborg"<doob at me.com> wrote in message
> news:j9t5gq$88e$1 at digitalmars.com...
>> On 2011-11-15 03:18, Kapps wrote:
>>> There should be a very noticeable "Download Now" button on the page
>>> itself, without having to look at the sidebar. Every time I go to
>>> download DMD, it is always annoying trying to figure out where the link
>>> is. Even more confusing the first time you do it. Ideally, it could
>>> auto-detect your OS and send you to a download link directly for it, but
>>> that starts becoming too dynamic and may be too much effort to detect in
>>> a good way.
>> Just use DVM to install the latest compiler, then it's only:
>> "dvm install -l"
> DVM really should be officially sanctioned and prominently recommended on
> I think the only big improvement DVM could really use at this point is a
> system-wide installation option that avoids the "edit .bashrc/whatever..."
> step on Posix. With just that, I really think it should be the #1
> recommended way of obtaining DMD. And installers should be based upon it.
Yeah, system-wide installation would be nice. Just takes some thought to
figure out how it should work together with single-user installations.
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