[Rd] Windows installer text bug (PR#13445)

Henrik Bengtsson hb at stat.berkeley.edu
Wed Jan 14 11:16:33 CET 2009

On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 4:30 PM,  <robert.e.cranfill at boeing.com> wrote:

Hey, this guy builds engines for aircraft *and* uses freeware!  I was
on such a jet just few days ago and I can confirm that I did not
notice anything strange (except the food).

> Full_Name: Rob Cranfill
> Version: 2.8.1
> OS: Windows XP SP2
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Using the Windows installer for 2.8.1, partway through the process there is a
> dialog that looks something like this:
> ----------------------------------------------
> Display Mode
>  Do you prefer the MDI or SDI interface?
>  -------
>  Please specify MDI or SDI, then click Next.
>  (*) MDI (one big window)
>  ( ) SDI (separate windows)
> ----------------------------------------------
> Those descriptions are reversed: "MDI" is Multiple Document Interface, with
> separate windows; SDI is Single Document Interface, with one big window.

Probably not a bug, because this could be read "multiple document
interface (MDI) are those whose windows reside under **a single parent
window**" and "a single document interface or SDI is [...] organizing
applications into **individual windows**" [Wikipedia].  I haven't
verified the outcome though.


> I can send a screen shot if need be.
>  - rob
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