Re: exe file
- From: "Steven Platt" <me@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2005 10:53:25 -0600
You train your users to double click on exe's they get in emails? Or do you
put them up for download?
"Fast and direct," huh? Sounds like some pretty ambiguous terminology
there. Are you a programmer?
"mayayana" <mayayanaXX1a@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> YES. Lots of request for this. MS should do something about it.
>> am i right to say this?
> I don't know. I guess it's a matter of preference.
> Personally, I use self-executing zips quite a bit
> to help inexperienced friends remotely. It allows
> me to send them a package of files and then run
> a script to do whatever with those files.
> But aside from that, I think it's "apples and "oranges".
> To make an EXE requires using a programming
> language that can be compiled. VBS is not designed
> that way. It's designed to "talk to" WSCript.exe or
> The advantage of
> an EXE is that it's fast and direct. The advantage of
> script is that it's relatively easy to do, quick to write,
> and easy to edit. The disadvantage of script is that
> it's slow and limited in it's abilities. If you managed
> to actually turn a VBS into an EXE you'd just
> lose all the script advantages without gaining any
> of the EXE advantages, because it's not a
> compilable language. You can't turn a bicycle into
> a sports car by putting a fiberglass body over it.
> You'd just end up with a limited-use bicycle.
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