WiX weekly builds back on track.

I just received notification that this week's weekly build of the WiX toolset has just been released. Since SourceForge moved their servers from California to Chicago we've been having issues getting builds posted regularly. The mistakes were all on our side (we missed the memo about some key configuration changes) and after a few goofed builds we appear to be back on track.

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What are .wixlibs and why would you use them?

One of the cool contributions Visual Studio is making to the WiX toolset is the attention of a technical writer, Martin. Improving the WiX documentation is a constant request so any help someone is willing to provide is much appreciated. Of course, when there is very little information about a particular feature then technical writers have nothing to work their word-smithing magic on. Martin pointed out one such area recently: .wixlibs.

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Correction: Google Chrome uninstalls... eventually.

In my original dissection of Google Chrome's setup I noted that the Google Updater was left running after I uninstalled. After a pretty smooth installation experience, that partial uninstall left a bad impression on me. Well, it turns out that my observation was only half correct. A comment was left on my blog and a friend of mine at Google noted that the Updater is left behind but does remove itself a number of hours after the uninstall of Chrome.

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