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From TJ Frazier <tjfraz...@cfl.rr.com>
Subject Re: 3.4 release plan
Date Fri, 30 Dec 2011 21:53:23 GMT
On 12/30/2011 16:23, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
> Rob Weir wrote:
>> OK. So are 3.3.0 users getting error messages today because that
>> service is down? Or is the problem only that pre-3.3.0 users are not
>> getting update notifications telling them about the 3.3.0 release?
>
> Both, but all users who are on 3.3.0 (the vast majority) get an error
> message similar to "Could not establish Internet connection to
> update36.services.openoffice.org" as TJ wrote. If you open a search
> engine that autocompletes queries, writing "update3" will give you a
> nice list of popular queries for this problem, referencing different
> servers.
>
>> I'd argue that if 3.3.0 users are getting error messages today, then
>> it might be a good idea to set up the update notification server now
>
> They are getting the error message, and indeed the sooner it is fixed
> the better, even though the moment when this becomes quite embarrassing
> is when Apache OpenOffice 3.4 is out and OpenOffice.org 3.3.0 users are
> shown an error message on trying to know whether updates are available.
>
>> Is this the protocol that we are using:
>> http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Update_Notification_Protocol
>> ?
>
> Not sure. The wiki page seems to concern a proposed protocol upgrade, it
> might be that the current one is simpler. The address is set here:
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/ooo/trunk/main/instsetoo_native/util/openoffice.lst?view=markup
>
> (search for UPDATEURL, set to update38.services.openoffice.org)
> but I don't know where the code uses it. And I don't know whether the
> neon library removal affects the client side of this service or not.
>
> Regards,
> Andrea.
>
Fascinating! From 3.4 Beta I get:
http://update38.services.openoffice.org/ProductUpdateService/check.Update does 
not exist.

/tj/



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