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 From: Boudewijn Lutgerink
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 Boudewijn Lutgerink
 To: Pete Sass
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 Marathon, Ontario
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Subject: RE: I Need an Opinion "Today if Possible&q...
Thread ID: 22738 Message ID: 22776 # Views: 22 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 8 Category: General VFP Topics
Date: Friday, April 25, 2003 11:30:59 AM         
   


> Hi,
>
> Let me know your opinion on the following situation.
>
> ...
> I have another individual in my team that for what-ever reason is insistant that
> the server path be controlled via a locally setup environmental variable as oppose
> to a user definable selection in my setup form, and I get the path with the
> a GetEnv( ) function to read in the path.
>
Just another question Pete.
What argument does that individual have to wish it otherwise?
As far as I am concerned, I tend to do it the way EdD is doing this.

When I first started I used the registry to place this kind of info but I skipped that when I found out:
A. That uninstall does not always remove reg entries and
B. That there are situations where the sysop blocked the PC so that no info is written in the registry, hence, INI files are more likely.

Besides that, and this is just my opinion, it feels like taking away the freedom for the user to place data where he/she wants it when once would do it the way your collegue does it now.

Boudewijn LutgeĀ®ink
Boudewijn.Lutgerink@foxite.com
"Powerful warriors of the old times were subtle, mysteriously powerful and so intens that they could not be recognized..."

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I Need an Opinion "Today if Possible" ? Posted by Pete Sass @ 4/24/2003 3:40:31 PM
RE: I Need an Opinion "Today if Possible&q... Posted by Ken Blum @ 4/24/2003 3:56:13 PM
RE: I Need an Opinion "Today if Possible&q... Posted by Pete Sass @ 4/24/2003 4:14:17 PM
RE: I Need an Opinion "Today if Possible&q... Posted by Eric den Doop @ 4/24/2003 5:33:09 PM
RE: I Need an Opinion "Today if Possible&q... Posted by Karben Selim Mejia @ 4/24/2003 7:00:49 PM
RE: I Need an Opinion "Today if Possible&q... Posted by Boudewijn Lutgerink @ 4/25/2003 11:30:59 AM