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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 3.4 release plan
Date Sat, 31 Dec 2011 18:06:05 GMT
On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 3:42 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

>
> On Dec 30, 2011, at 3:14 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 1:53 PM, TJ Frazier <tjfrazier@cfl.rr.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> 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<
> http://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<
> 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<
> 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<
> http://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<
> http://update38.services.openoffice.org/ProductUpdateService/check.Update>does
> not exist.
> >>
> >> /tj/
> >>
> >>
> >>
> > On all this...yes, I knew it was becasue the service was no longer
> > available, and since, for me anyway, it's a manual pull, well at least it
> > wasn't in your face all the time. But...my concern is what to do about it
> > *now* and for a future release. We have "downloads" but no "updates".
> >
> > We need to bring up the service, as *currently* sepc'd to fix current
> > versions, and possibly change the URL in code (pointing to another
> service)
> > for future releases.
> >
> > In addition to comments from  friends, this has been mentioned on the
> "old"
> > user list.
> >
> > Anyway, on we go. We all have a lot to review before 3.4 -- which
> hopefully
> > will be VERY soon!
>
> If we setup a page within www.openoffice.org/.... to respond as if there
> are no updates to earlier versions at
> update38.services.openoffice.org/ProductUpdateService/check.Update
>
> Then I'm sure we can
>
> (1) redirect requests to that page.
> (2) replace with an appropriate message when 3.4 is available.
>
> If someone creates the page ... then I'll work out the rest with Joe or
> Gavin.
>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
>
>
Dave--

This may have been an ftp protocol so I don't know if a web page would
work. I DID try to actually find in the code WHERE this is referenced but
alas, this would take more effort than I'm capable of, I'm afraid. I'll
contact Juergen in a day or so, and see what he knows.

Take care...

- K

> >
> > --
> >
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > MzK
> >
> > "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged
> > by the way its animals are treated."
> >                              -- Mohandas Gandhi
>
>


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