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From Dave Fisher <>
Subject Re: Apache OpenOffice Extensions Website restored at SourceForge
Date Sun, 26 Feb 2012 14:57:56 GMT
Hi Roberto,

Thank you very much! I have some technical questions related to managing the
domain to point to the site.

On Feb 24, 2012, at 4:34 PM, Roberto Galoppini wrote:

> Hi all,
> We migrated the Extensions website over to sourceforge hardware.
> We've restored authentication with the accounts, make
> some module updates and updated the site to work with PHP 5.3.
> As of today, the Extensions website is available at this address
> located on our domain, at the following address:

> We've modified it to work under whatever domain name the community
> chooses, and we plan to keep the site up and running under the above
> domain to allow the community to provide us with feedback and to allow
> for time to get the final DNS setup in place. We will work with the
> PMCC and the Apache Infra team to point DNS to the new location as
> soon as we can.

I did an nslookup and the IP address is currently Is this a permanent address?

Obviously we can redirect URLs to the domain, but it would be better
if the sites can keep an url.

To test the current ability I modified my /etc/hosts

With that returns:

This space is managed by You have attempted to access a URL that either never
existed or is no longer active. Please check the source of your link and/or contact the maintainer
of the link to have them update their records.

I would propose that the site have the following three possible domain names:

All with the same IP. Is this feasible? Or, do we need to pick one as the primary and redirect
the others?

> We are planning to get the Templates website up on sourceforge
> hardware one week from today.



> Here are some next steps to consider:
> 1 - Help users to switch their accounts smoothly. We can make sure
> that existing users can login using their password and
> automatically convert them to local users when they login, so that all
> users who logged in to the site before the Oracle shutdown will be
> preserved and will be able to see and edit their content.
> 2 - Help market AOO Extensions and Templates, e.g. interviewing
> creators and sharing the news via our media.
> 3 - Evaluate the upgrade of the Extensions/Templates website from
> Drupal 5/6 to Drupal 7, and eventually do it (long term).
> We are looking forward to your feedback and suggestions.
> Roberto
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