[Pharo-users] Windows installation broken?
norbert at hartl.name
Mon Jun 18 12:55:29 EDT 2018
> Am 18.06.2018 um 16:16 schrieb horrido <horrido.hobbies at gmail.com>:
> Lack of enough Windows users? What platform are most Pharoers using?
> I'm using macOS, but this platform has only about 12% market share. Linux
> has about 2%.
Your mixing users and developers. I don’t have numbers but I’m pretty sure if you count developers windows does not have that big of a market share. For squeak/pharo especially I guess Mac was always the preferred platform.
> Sven Van Caekenberghe-2 wrote
>>> On 18 Jun 2018, at 15:39, Herbert Vojčík <
>> > wrote:
>>> horrido wrote on 18. 6. 2018 0:04:
>>>> This is what concerns me. I don't care that there are workarounds
>>>> (undocumented or hard to find).
>>>> I care that Windows is a most popular development platform. I care that
>>>> newcomers to Pharo easily find what they need to get started. I care
>>>> Pharo's reputation.
>>>> The last thing Pharo needs is a black eye.
>>> Do you have enough balls to call out Steph for his obviously wrong
>>> decision to push Launcher down the users' throats and make him revert to
>>> working installers / zips? Cause AFAICT there's the bottleneck atm.
>> The problem is the lack of enough Windows users and especially developers
>> who can fix Windows problems.
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