Re: [Win32] DDE and registry handling improvements

From: <eskaer_spamsink_at_ngs.ru>
Date: Mon Feb 14 2011 - 19:03:58 CET

From: "Martin Sevior" <msevior@gmail.com>
To: "" <eskaer_spamsink@ngs.ru>
Subject: Re: [Win32] DDE and registry handling improvements

> AbiWord is distributed with portable apps. (http://portableapps.com/).
> Which is a collection of applications that fit on a USB drive.
> Apparently we have more than 1 million users that use AbiWord on a USB
> drive.
>
> How would this patch affect these people?

Well they will have to browse for Abiword manually if they want to open documents by double-clicking on them. The problem is it will create broken association on that machine when USB drive is removed.

But you're free to remove that check if you don't consider broken associations a problem.
Received on Mon Feb 14 19:01:22 2011

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