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Author jasonspiro
Recipients AaronR, Jim.Jewett, brian.curtin, christian.heimes, eric.araujo, giampaolo.rodola, helder-magalhaes, jasonspiro, jdigital, jonathan.hartley, lambacck, loewis, ncoghlan, pekka.klarck, pitrou, python-dev
Date 2012-07-03.23:38:10
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Just a few comments on your new UI design <>:

== Suggestion 1 ==

It seems, from your screenshot, that you plan to hide the [ Next > ]
and [ Cancel ] buttons, and show your [ Yes ] and [ No ] buttons
instead.  This is doing something completely unexpected to the user.
I've used hundreds or thousands of Windows installers and IIRC never
seen such a thing.

Instead, may I suggest a checkbox:

    [x] Prepend the Python folder to the PATH environment variable (recommended)

and leaving the [ Next > ] and [ Cancel ] buttons as-is.

== Suggestion 2 ==

Better yet, get rid of the screen which talks about changing the PATH
entirely.  Instead, on the feature-selection screen, make the
prepend-Python-to-PATH option be selected by default.

Why not try implementing this suggestion in the next 3.3.0 beta?  Then
you can see if the tech-support burden increases or decreases.
Date User Action Args
2012-07-03 23:38:11jasonspirosetrecipients: + jasonspiro, loewis, ncoghlan, pitrou, giampaolo.rodola, christian.heimes, eric.araujo, lambacck, brian.curtin, jonathan.hartley, pekka.klarck, python-dev, AaronR, jdigital, Jim.Jewett, helder-magalhaes
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