The quietness of preupgrade

Robert Myers rbmyersusa at gmail.com
Thu Jul 8 05:02:24 UTC 2010


On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 12:56 AM, Patrick O'Callaghan
<pocallaghan at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, 2010-07-07 at 23:58 -0400, Robert Myers wrote:
> > > And perhaps you should share your wisdom with every programmer who's
> > > written an installer that shows progress reports. I'm sure they'll
> > be
> > > glad to know they're wasting their time.
> > >
> >
> > Of *course* you can try to imagine what the end user will experience
> > and make it as reasonable as possible.
>
> Which is precisely what the OP asked for.
>
> > In practice, you can't imagine every eventuality.
>
> Which the OP did not ask for.
>
> We're done here.
>

You like the last word, no matter your insight.  So be it.  It's the way the
world works.

Robert.
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