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Re: About democracy was Re: Organizing for 6.2

In a message dated 2/16/2000 10:25:03 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
Paul.Newman@pgen.com writes:

<< It doesnt need to install from windows. If the CD is bootable that is 
surely the
 simplest thing there could be! Instructions: turn computer off, put cd in cd 
 drive, turn computer on.  >>

The problem with this statement is, what if the user's computer doesn't have 
the BIOS set to boot off of the cd?  I know that the standard boot sequence 
is A then C with an option to boot off the cd that you have to manually set.  
Do we really want the user to screw around with BIOS settings?  I think that 
we should have a Windows Autorun feature on the cd that allows the user to 
view the documentation which tells them that if the cd doesn't boot, to make 
startup disks by clicking this button <insert button here :-) >      That 
would probably be the safest and easiest way to handle things.

Max DiOrio