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How will the installer know what to copy until you answer all of the questions? I have seen install media with different directories for each language/country, so the source for the copy can not be determined until the questions are answered. There may also be dependencies to be handled and you could copy the wrong file(s) if you haven't acquired all of ...


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I don't think there is any particular reason like allowing you to just make partitions. This behaviour is a standard pattern of installation wizards, where you go through all the steps of configuration before any 'real' action. In times of Win95 or Win98 you would actually use different (command line) tools to manage partitions before starting the ...


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If you are asking why they don't start copying files right away after the format process, it's because sometimes you just want to format a partition, not to install a OS. For instance, you have four partitions and you wanted to format two partitions, which could be just data. In that case, you are using the tool just to format and not for re-installing the ...


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I found the answer here. Python actually has this functionality built in. For example 'A' < 'F' # Returns true because A comes before F Thus one can use the function def is_in_range(range, letter): return range[:2] <= letter <=range[3:5] is_in_range('SA-SF','SM') False is_in_range('SG-SM','SM') True Note: Case will screw this up so ...



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