[wpkg-users] Questions

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Tue Apr 11 23:43:34 CEST 2006

sbotsford wrote:
> Question: for the developers:
> 1.  What determines whether a piece of information is embedded as an 
> attribute or as a separate tag.   Eg:  Check has 3 attributes, but 
> install has only command.

It's up to you, as a system administrator, to determine how many checks 
you have and how many install commands you use (you can have more than 
one install command - see "silent installers" in the wiki for examples).

> 2.  Some tags seem be used for multiple meanings.  E.g: in check, Path 
> can mean either a registry path, a file system path, or the existance of 
> an uninstaller.  This multiple meaning seems to make things more 
> difficult to parse.  Would it be simpler to maintain wpkg.js  if some of 
> the multiple meanings were stripped.  (I suppose that if it handles 
>  overloaded operators well, this actually may make it simpler.

Again, it's up to you how many checks you have.

Tomasz Chmielewski

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