>>>> "APA" == Adrian Aichner
>>>> "Fred" == Fred Laxton
Fred> Hi Adrian,
Fred> As far as Fink goes, they just install fink and then tell it to
Fred> install XEmacs. Here's the URL with the version information:
Fred> As far as installing from FTP, sorry for not being specific:
Fred> I download the setup program and it starts up, but all of the mirror
Fred> sites to get XEmacs are ftp sites, I didn't see any http mirrors.
Fred> Since my client blocks ftp, I can't download using the net installer.
could you please try whether we can't use these ftp URLs by choosing
o Use HTTP/FTP Proxy
Do you have a proxy you could use?
The sources suggest this should work and I will document accordingly
based on your feedback.
APA> Thanks for the details, Fred!
APA> Andy, how about this?
APA> Could netinstaller support this?
APA> It seems like a good idea.
APA> Best regards,
Fred> On Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at 18:05 US/Eastern, Adrian Aichner wrote:
>>>>>>> "Fred" == Fred Laxton
Fred> Thank you for your work on XEmacs, my favorite editor. It
Fred> can do nearly anything (I probably need to learn how to do
Fred> the rest) and runs nearly everywhere.
>> Glad to hear :-)
Fred> You might want to mention that OS X has the FINK project at
that provides XEmacs for Mac OS X.
Fred> They have both binary and source versions available. It's
Fred> extremely easy to install either one, either with apt-get,
Fred> fink or the Fink Commander GUI package installer.
>> What URLs should I point to?
>> Where from?
Fred> I'm using it with 21.5 (beta9) that I installed using
Fred> Commander (GUI for apt-get).
>> I see.
Fred> One other request - is it possible to have http:// links for
Fred> downloading and installing XEmacs with the Windows
Fred> installer, in addition to the ftp:// links? The client I'm
>> Please be more specific.
>> What about
>> available behind the "Install Now!" link on
>> Which URLs on which page (URL please).
Fred> at doesn't allow ftp through their firewall, and while I
Fred> able to download it manually, it didn't set it up a nicely
Fred> as the network install does.
>> Yeah, http rules.
Fred> Thanks again,
>> I'll see what I can do about your issues.
>> Best regards,
Fred> Fred Laxton
>> Adrian Aichner
Fred> Fred Laxton
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APA> Adrian Aichner