[maemo-users] [Pc-connectivity-devel] Help with Maemo Virtual Image Install Documentation

From: Jarmo.Tikka at nokia.com Jarmo.Tikka at nokia.com
Date: Tue Jan 5 10:15:51 EET 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vollmer Marius (Nokia-D/Helsinki)
> Subject: Re: [Pc-connectivity-devel] Help with Maemo Virtual Image
> Install Documentation
> "Tikka Jarmo (Nokia-D/Helsinki)" <Jarmo.Tikka at nokia.com> writes:
> >> > We have a problem that most standard compression tools have
> >> > restriction about 2GB max file size.
> >>
> >> Time to post an old favorite of mine again:
> >>
> >>     http://braid-game.com/news/?p=455
> >>
> >> The first rant is about the Visual Studio 2010 community technology
> >> preview.  Very funny and even kinda relevant. :-)
> >
> > [jot] I still do not understand any better why you wanted to send
> this
> > same link and comment (again :) as reply to my email.
> I have posted it again because I like the rant a lot and want to share
> it as much as possible.  I did this as a reply to your email because
> you
> are producing the same kind of (IMO) monstrosity that they make fun of
> in the podcast: shipping a development environment as a humongous
> virtual machine image.
> I know that our virtual machine image is just one of the alternatives,
> and not the main way to install and run our development environment,
> but
> still, I found the similarity between it and what Microsoft has done to
> be striking.

[jot] So your opinion is that we do not need this Virtual Image and it should not be done? I think Virtual Image is used or will be used as much as native installation of sbox and Maemo SDK and even on Linux PCs...

> > Especially when you say in your comment that your reply is not
> > relevant?
> Hmm, which comment?  I said here that it is "even kinda relevant".
> "kinda" is short for "kind of" and roughly means here "it is not
> entirely irrelevant".

[jot] Sorry, you really said that your comment is "kinda relevant" but I meant that I did not see any relevancy :)


> Hth.
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