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Re: Zim 0.53 for Windows available now
Brendan .... thanks for all your diligence in taking care of this
conversion to Windows once again for this new release. Many thanks, and
On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 18:34, Brendan Kidwell <snarf@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The Windows builds of Zim 0.53 are ready to download. Thanks to Jaap and
> all other contributors for their hard work.
> The Desktop Installer creates Start Menu shortcuts and shell launch
> integration for .zim files. The new Portable Installer based on
> PortableApps.com's toolchain creates no system-wide footprint and runs
> entirely from its installed folder. If you want to keep the executable on a
> thumbdrive or a network share, use the Portable version.
> If you installed a prerelease build of 0.53 for Windows, please reinstall
> from one of the installers published today!
> A note about the PortableApps.com tools: While I did use PortableApps.com's
> toolchain to build the portable installer (and save myself a lot of
> experimentation), I have not yet submitted the application to
> PortableApps.com. Surprisingly, there is no simple "submit a new
> application" form. You're expected to join the community, do the usual
> lurking, post a forum message in the "Beta releases" forum, and then hope
> that one of the catalog maintainers will pick up your project after people
> post positive comments. I suppose I can understand why they'd do it this
> way, but I expected something more like Freshmeat's workflow. Oh well. I'll
> be starting that process this week and if it ever goes anywhere I'll let you
> all know.
> Brendan Kidwell
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