What is the Issue with Pidgen?

Sascha Vogt FunkyFish at gmx.net
Wed Jun 11 04:05:25 EDT 2008


Hi,

Kevin Stange wrote:
> David Balazic wrote:
>> Putting an "Also remove settings" option into the unistaller would
>> solve the problem easily.
> 
> If a user wants to remove his or her settings, there's only a ".purple" 
> directory to delete in the user's App Data folder.  If there were 
> settings scattered throughout the registry or different locations on the 
> filesystem, I might see a valid argument, but in general I don't think 
> it's wise to automatically remove settings, or anything the installer 
> didn't create, even optionally.
How about displaying a message, telling the user, that his accounts and 
preferences haven't been uninstalled and pointing him to the appropriate 
directory, if he wishes to delete them?

Greetings
-Sascha-



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