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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: need a redirect for "contributing", was...Fwd: Discovered a problem with link on website
Date Tue, 03 Jan 2012 17:16:05 GMT
On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 7:23 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

> Hi Kay,
>
> Good catch here. There are images with /contributing/_media/*.png urls to
> move out of that tree now. Done in r1226617.
>

OK--I'll take a look at this today and see what needs to be done.

And, Joe, thanks for the redirect!


> Regards,
> Dave
>
>
> On Jan 2, 2012, at 3:06 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
>
> > Hi--
> >
> > I'm not sure who to direct this to -- we need a redirect from the old
> > "contributing"/xxxx (as soon as is convenient) pages to
> >
> > http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/get-involved.html
> >
> > ...and...what to do about a search for "contribute" which lands folks in
> > the wrong areas...
> >
> > -- *or* should we do a page redirect instead?
> >
> > see the rest of this post for the problem....
> >
> >
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Theodora Kimmel <theodora.kimmel@gmail.com>
> > Date: Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 6:49 PM
> > Subject: Discovered a problem with link on website
> > To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >
> >
> > Hello there,
> >
> > I was reading about how to offer support, and on this page:
> > http://www.openoffice.org/contributing/  when I went to read about
> > ³Guidelines for Participate in OpenOffice.org², I was lead to a ³domain
> not
> > found page,² provided to me through Optimum Online, my cable internet
> > provider.
> >
> > The only way  I was able to get to the page I was looking for, moreover,
> > then required me to do a bit work and follow a number of steps.  I did
> > eventually get to the desired guidelines page, but obviously not through
> the
> > link you provided.
> >
> > Here is how I did it:
> >
> > On this ³domain not found page², I clicked this link:
> > www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/features/2.0/index.html, entitled ³The Free
> and
> > Open Productivity Suite.² It was about 3-4 titles down, if you count the
> > yellow highlighted ad at the top.
> >
> > Once I clicked this link, I was brought to this site,
> > http://www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/features/2.0/index.html which was
> back on
> > OpenOffice.org, but not where I needed to go.
> >
> > I then went to the top right-hand corner of the light-blue/gray tool bar,
> > just under the icon for OpenOffice.org, and clicked ³dev_docs.² I did
> this
> > because I noticed when I was on the ³domain not found page², it was
> focused
> > on ³dev_docs² and wanted to know if maybe because my search had come up
> > empty, that  I needed to change these words provided in this format of
> > dev_docs.
> >
> > Thus, when I made it back to the OpenOffice website, I decided to click
> on
> > that section, as I noticed I had somehow gotten to a page connected to
> > ³dev_docs,² based on the flow-chart of arrows in the previously mentioned
> > tool-bar.
> >
> > I then clicked on dev_docs, and was brought to this page:
> > http://www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/ and noticing there was, among the
> > right-hand side list of titles plus icons, one called ³guidelines,² I
> > clicked that, and assumed I had made it to the page I had intended to
> get to
> > all along.
> >
> > This was the page I ended up at:
> > http://www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/guidelines.html
> >
> > I hope this is the correct page. It seems so.
> >
> > All of this said, please check the link on your website for ³Guidelines
> for
> > Participate in OpenOffice.org² as it not linking people to dev_docs
> within
> > the OpenOffice website.
> >
> >
> > Thank-you,
> >
> > Theodora
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > MzK
> >
> > "You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends
> > with strange cats."
> >                                                  -- *Colonial American
> > proverb*
>
>


-- 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
MzK

"You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends
 with strange cats."
                                                  -- *Colonial American
proverb*

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