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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [DOWNLOAD] Switched the download service from "download.services.openoffice.org" to "openoffice.mirrorbrain.org"
Date Thu, 15 Mar 2012 01:01:16 GMT

On Mar 14, 2012, at 5:44 PM, Marcus (OOo) wrote:

> Am 03/15/2012 01:34 AM, schrieb Rob Weir:
>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 7:56 PM, Marcus (OOo)<marcus.mail@wtnet.de>  wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> 
>>> as I don't know when exactly the shutdown will take place and I don't know
>>> if I'm around to do the switch, I've done it now.
>>> 
>>> - http://download.services.openoffice.org/
>>> + http://openoffice.mirrorbrain.org/
>>> 
>>> This is to make sure we can continoue to deliver the OOo 3.3.0 and older
>>> release bits for the short term. Until we have a secondary or - even better
>>> - mid-term/long-term solution.
>>> 
>>> Again, thanks to Peter Poeml that we can use his service and for his offer
>>> to take this into a permanent solution. :-)
>>> 
>> 
>> This is great.
>> 
>> I think we need to start thinking about a "Thanks" page on the
>> website.  Aside from direct volunteer efforts on the project,we're
>> starting to benefit from what I'd call "in kind" contributions from
>> 3rd parties, such as what we're seeing here,and with SourceForge.
> 
> BTW:
> On the bottom of "http://www.openoffice.org/download/" you can see a banner logo with
linkback to Mirrorbrain. This is there since, hm, 2-3 years maybe. But of course we can enhance
this much more.

I removed the links to legacy release candidates, betas and developer builds. Their continued
presence on the site will only confuse people.

I think that the "Release Schedule" link[1] needs some attention. 

Regards,
Dave

[1] http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Product_Release

> 
> Marcus
> 
> 
> 
>> We should give recognition where it is deserved.   Is there some
>> protocol for doing this at Apache?
>> 
>> -Rob
>> 
>>> For details please check the SVN post on the ooo-commits@ ML.
>>> 
>>> Marcus


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