On Sat, 17 Feb 2001, Andrew Hunt wrote:

> It does not uninstall the prior version.
> 
> You can run both 1.6.1 and 1.6.2 at the same time, if you wish (which
> is why I didn't think it was a good idea to automatically uninstall
> anything).

Yes, that is good reasoning.  I was thinking that this:

> 
> To uninstall the existing release, go to Control Panel, Add/Remove
> software, and choose Ruby 1.6.x.

could be performed if the user wishes, if an earlier version is detected.
As well as an easy intsall, the upgrade would be that much easier. 
Maybe consider this a Request for Enhancement, please.
"Ubiquitous Automation"? :-)

> 
> This version of the installer uses OT (Old Technology) and so should
> work correctly on more machines (especially those that had problems
> with the newer Windows Installer Service).
> 
> /\ndy

	Thank you.
	Hugh
> 
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