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From RGB ES <rgb.m...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache OpenOffice Extensions Website restored at SourceForge
Date Sun, 26 Feb 2012 14:54:05 GMT
2012/2/26 Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org>:
> On 26/02/2012 RGB ES wrote:
>>
>> 2012/2/25 Roberto Galoppini:
>>>
>>> As of today, the Extensions website is available at this address
>>> located on our domain, at the following address:
>>> http://aoo-extensions.sourceforge.net.
>>> We've modified it to work under whatever domain name the community
>>> chooses  ...
>>
>> Just a general question: is it possible to redirect the old address to
>> the new one? As someone noticed on the forums(1), the old address is
>> build-in on OOo
>
>
> As I understand the message above, this is taken for granted, i.e., the
> final domain name will be decided by this AOO community and (even if it is
> different from extensions.services.openoffice.org) the existing domain will
> also be redirected to it. There are no reasons for doing it differently, are
> there any?
>
>
>> BTW, the new address is advertised on the ES, EN, IT and (thanks to
>> Floris V) Dutch forums.
>> (1)
>> http://user.services.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?p=222419#p222419
>
>
> Thanks! Advertised to the Italian users list too
> http://s.apache.org/dkQ
> but with the important difference that I explicitly stated that the
> aoo-extensions.sf.net URL is temporary. At least that was my understanding.
>
> In other words: I expect that, if the new site is working, we decide to make
> it available as extensions.openoffice.org or
> extensions.services.openoffice.org and that, in any case, the old
> extensions.services.openoffice.org is fully redirected to the new website,
> for the obvious reasons stated above (updates, hardcoded links).
>
> If this is the common understanding, the Bugzilla issue
> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=118976
> should be updated with this information.
>
> And, regarding other comments in the forum thread above:
> - A user stated that he can't login with his OOo username, but it worked for
> me and apparently for the other people who posted here.
> - Hagar Delest changed existing links into aoo-extensions.sf.net but I'm not
> sure this is right: I think it is the same stuation we have for the forum,
> where we have a *.apache.org URL and user.services.openoffice.org but we (at
> least I do) use only the openoffice.org address commonly.
>
> Regards,
>  Andrea.

Changing the address takes almost no time (I did it on the Spanish
forums), so we will change it again if the url changes again. I see no
problem there.

Cheers
Ricardo

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