From: Patrick Lam (email@example.com)
Date: Sat May 04 2002 - 05:09:07 EDT
On Sat, May 04, 2002 at 04:33:47AM +0100, Andrew Dunbar wrote:
> > > This is what I mean by "properly XP". The Windows
> > > equivalent to a lot of command-line options might
> > > sometimes be the context menu...
> > I couldn't understand this sentence.
> "XP" as in "Cross Platform".
> Most Windows users never use the command-line.
> Many things that can be accomplished (but not all)
> with the command line, are done in a different way on
> Windows. And that is by adding "context menu" items
> for the "filetypes". You can support printing this
> way for instance, and MSWord does this. You right-
> click on an MSWord file and the other functions
> appear in the popup menu. It would be up to the
> Windows installer to set this up AFAIK - it's done
> by creating Registry entries. Sometimes these entries
> use command-lines, sometimes they use more arcane
> Windowsisms that only Windows hackers understand.
> All mostly hidden from the user.
Aren't these done using commandline args, behind the scenes?
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