Re: [clamav-users] My outdated Clam.

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Author: Jim Preston
To: ClamAV users ML
Subject: Re: [clamav-users] My outdated Clam.
On 03/14/2012 05:12 AM, Steve Kirkby wrote:
> Shawn Bakhtiar said:
> "It's [Clam] not just good, it's great ".
> I am sure it is. But it is only for highly technically competent people. (And there is nothing wrong in that.)
> "Yes, the average consumer should not be concerned with such stuff, but if you'r on this list, I would hardly consider you the average consumer."
> Exactly. But I dropped into Clam from a recommendation on the Apple discussions Group. There are some highly technical people there but in the post the recommender was addressing average uses of the Mac.

And did you do that from Clamav sources? or from a prebuilt binary
If you used a prebuilt binary installation, then your best bet (and that
of most users) is to wait for the next release of a prebuilt binary

If you built from sources, then I do not see where your arguments are
coming from.
> Perhaps the Clam authors should put a conspicuous statement on the Clam site (in several places) to warn people that Clam is not for non-technical user.
> ----------------

Why, even many non-technical users can figure it out given a chance and
asking questions. In your case you looked at it, decided it was too
difficult for you and therefore must be too difficult for everyone.

Jim Preston

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