On 11 ον, 20:47, Ilias Lazaridis <il... / lazaridis.com> wrote:
> On 11 ïýí, 20:30, Phillip Gawlowski <cmdjackr... / googlemail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > 2011/6/11 Ilias Lazaridis <il... / lazaridis.com>:
>
> > > Back to topic: please ask some product manager that you trust about
> > > the basic installer requirement that I've mentioned (it's not my
> > > requirement, but a general one).
>
> > Here is a quote from Microsoft's UX design guidelines:
> > "Don't force users to opt out of installing optional features. Allow
> > them to opt in instead. For example, users should explicitly choose to
> > install a Windows Desktop Gadget."
>
> > Source:http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee915058.aspx
>
> This subjects "optional features".
>
> The basic requirement I've mentioned subjects "necessary setup actions
> to make product operative".

Verification:

* Install with the defaults (just "click through")
* Go to the command line, and start ruby (type "ruby" then [ENTER]
* Go to the explorer and create this file "test.rb" with content "puts
'hi'", double click this file

Both will not work.

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