[racket-dev] Downloading DrRacket for Mac is hard?

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Thu Aug 11 08:23:35 EDT 2011

Why would it damage more people?

I think it makes sense to put on the first page some kind of an
indication that "this is what we guess your machine is; if you don't
know, try this one first". Perhaps not Guillaume's exact words, but
something that would help this person.


On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 2:25 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> On Aug 10, 2011, at 11:33 PM, Guillaume Marceau <gmarceau at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Does the combo box auto detect the
>> downloader's platform for the User-Agent header.
> Yes, in some cases when it's possible to make a guess.
>> If so, then the next
>> step is to change the layout to:
>>      Download:  __Macintosh OS X (Intel i386)__
>>      (this is the version of DrRacket for your system. In rare cases,
>> you might need a version for a __different system__)
> This will damage many more people.
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