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mIRC for U3 #194084 29/01/08 05:06 AM
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The update for mIRC 6.3 said there was going to be U3 support... yet we don't have it yet. frown

Re: mIRC for U3 [Re: SyntaxError] #194089 29/01/08 06:12 AM
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#1 you're a version behind, we're on 6.31
#2 there is U3 support.


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Re: mIRC for U3 [Re: argv0] #194092 29/01/08 07:06 AM
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It would have been nice to have seen some sort of explanation about mIRC's U3 Support, Anyhow, I think I seen something on mircscripts.org that will help you


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Re: mIRC for U3 [Re: The_JD] #194096 29/01/08 07:54 AM
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The_JD: U3 is well explained in a google search, specifically http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U3

mIRC doesn't have to explain much on its end, the support should be relatively transparent to the user-- though you can always peek through versions.txt for such answers

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36.Added internal U3 support to mIRC. mIRC looks for these command
   line parameters -appStart, -appStop, and -hostCleanUp, and looks
   for U3_HOST_EXEC_PATH and U3_APP_DATA_PATH environment variables.


Again, the user needs not know about these command line switches, as they're used transparently by the U3 device.


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Re: mIRC for U3 [Re: argv0] #194124 29/01/08 09:01 PM
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1) I'm not behind. I was referring to the versions.txt file when 6.3 came out, that said there was going to be U3 support.
2) Yes, you said there is U3 support already. Not clearly, and I don't know what you're talking about.
3) I want a full U3 program of mIRC. Not just mIRC running from the flash drive: that can be done with any flash drive, with or without U3.

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Getting mIRC on U3 is a little complicated for most users, and I wouldnt call it "Transparent" yet.

Anyhow, I've seen it (and used it). I still prefer to use the -portable switch :p


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Re: mIRC for U3 [Re: SyntaxError] #194176 30/01/08 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted By: SyntaxError
1) I'm not behind. I was referring to the versions.txt file when 6.3 came out, that said there was going to be U3 support.

You *are* behind if you were referring to anything from 6.3, since 6.3 is old news. As I said, U3 has been implemented since then.

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2) Yes, you said there is U3 support already. Not clearly, and I don't know what you're talking about.

I quoted the versions.txt showing how U3 has been implemented, are you arguing with fact, or are you stating that it doesn't work? I don't know what you're talking about. I don't think you do either.

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3) I want a full U3 program of mIRC. Not just mIRC running from the flash drive: that can be done with any flash drive, with or without U3.

"a full U3 program of mIRC" doesn't make sense. Learn about the feature you're suggesting, because mIRC is likely as U3 compliant as it can be. Running programs from a flash drive is exactly the point of U3, I don't know what else you're expecting.

My point is, the U3 implementation in mIRC may be incomplete, I'm not sure, but it surely has been implemented at least partly-- is there something specific about U3 that mIRC does not comply with?


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Re: mIRC for U3 [Re: argv0] #194453 04/02/08 09:45 PM
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Originally Posted By: argv0
Originally Posted By: SyntaxError
1) I'm not behind. I was referring to the versions.txt file when 6.3 came out, that said there was going to be U3 support.

You *are* behind if you were referring to anything from 6.3, since 6.3 is old news. As I said, U3 has been implemented since then.

I am not behind. I have used 6.31 since 3 days after it came out, and it only took 3 days because I was waiting for a .DLL to be updated to work with 6.31.
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2) Yes, you said there is U3 support already. Not clearly, and I don't know what you're talking about.

I quoted the versions.txt showing how U3 has been implemented, are you arguing with fact, or are you stating that it doesn't work? I don't know what you're talking about. I don't think you do either.
You quoted useless infomation to me. I don't know what that "code" or what ever it is means or does, or how to use it.
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3) I want a full U3 program of mIRC. Not just mIRC running from the flash drive: that can be done with any flash drive, with or without U3.

"a full U3 program of mIRC" doesn't make sense. Learn about the feature you're suggesting, because mIRC is likely as U3 compliant as it can be. Running programs from a flash drive is exactly the point of U3, I don't know what else you're expecting.

My point is, the U3 implementation in mIRC may be incomplete, I'm not sure, but it surely has been implemented at least partly-- is there something specific about U3 that mIRC does not comply with?

A full mIRC for U3 program would be availible on http://U3.com for download for use on U3 enabled Flash Drives, if it were done how mIRC said it was going to be done in the versions.txt file that came with 6.3. It is not.


From Wiki
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U3 applications
To be fully U3 compliant, an application has to be programmed to clean up its own data from the local machine. It must also be packaged in U3's special program format. U3 applications will only run from a U3 device.


Re: mIRC for U3 [Re: SyntaxError] #194454 04/02/08 10:20 PM
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I doubt mIRC will ever be made to "only be run from a U3 device". There's nothing wrong with mIRC being able to be run from other locations as well. And considering mIRC doesn't leave anything on the computer if you use the appropriate switches, that's been covered even before 6.31. And there's no reason why mIRC should be downloadable from U3's site.


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Re: mIRC for U3 [Re: SyntaxError] #195076 17/02/08 01:35 AM
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I recently got a U3 memory stick, so have made a U3 installer for mIRC.

argv0 has made a lovely website for it: http://kthx.net/u3mirc/

Hopefully this will suit your needs.

Re: mIRC for U3 [Re: Collective] #195084 17/02/08 11:14 AM
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Collective, that's pretty nice, but are we allowed to redistribute the mIRC installer?


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Re: mIRC for U3 [Re: Collective] #195086 17/02/08 11:19 AM
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I made a fully compliant PortableApps version, Havn't released it to the public as i'm not sure Khaled would like this... (im sure there is something about redistributing).


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Re: mIRC for U3 [Re: The_JD] #195088 17/02/08 01:37 PM
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Yes there is, and if Khaled asks for it to be taken down it will be. Until then I don't mind 'bending' the rules a little, as there's no other way for people to use mIRC's U3 functionality without making their own installer.

Re: mIRC for U3 [Re: Collective] #195096 17/02/08 04:44 PM
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Yeh, I thought it was kinda odd... Maybe Khaled should comment on this?

I mean, you can't expect your average joe to know how to make a U3/PortableApps application, can you?


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Re: mIRC for U3 [Re: The_JD] #206727 22/11/08 06:07 PM
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mIRC is share/freeware anyway, right?
share/freeware has to be redistributable to be called such

I'm going to try that package U3 version just for the hell of it.

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Re: mIRC for U3 [Re: SyntaxError] #206730 22/11/08 08:52 PM
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Works. Wonder if I can update it...

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http://kthx.net/u3mirc/ has been updated.