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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Apache OpenOffice Extensions/Templates Sites: State of the art
Date Tue, 27 Mar 2012 22:48:30 GMT
On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 5:26 PM, Roberto Galoppini <rgaloppini@geek.net>wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 9:11 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 2:44 PM, Roberto Galoppini <rgaloppini@geek.net
> >wrote:
> >
> >> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 4:08 PM, Roberto Galoppini <rgaloppini@geek.net
> >
> >> wrote:
> >> > Below some updates:
> >> >
> >> > On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 8:51 PM, Roberto Galoppini <
> rgaloppini@geek.net>
> >> wrote:
> >> >> Hi all,
> >> >>
> >> >> Here is a quick recap of what we at SourceForge have been doing over
> >> >> the last weeks to help the Apache Open Office community and what we
> >> >> plan to do in the near future.
> >> >>
> >> >> - Full analysis of the configurations and setup of the Extensions and
> >> >> Templates sites, to better understand existing and potential future
> >> >> issues;
> >> >>
> >> >> - Maintenance and updates to he Drupal modules of the two sites;
> (this
> >> >> included the update of the Drupal 5 platform to work with PHP 5.3)
> >> >>
> >> >> - Analysis of the performance issues of the sites replacing the
> caching
> >> systems;
> >> >>
> >> >> - Transparent Redirects to the SourceForge mirror for uploads' and
> >> >> downloads' operations to enabling a faster download and reducing
> >> >> significantly the load on the Drupal servers;
> >> >>
> >> >> - Rewriting all parts of the sites depending on
> >> >> extensions/templates.services.openoffice.org URLs;
> >> >> (the actual extensions/templates.openoffice.org can be relocated at
> >> >> any other URL the community might like);
> >> >>
> >> >> - Allowing users to login both with the openoffice.org accounts and
> >> >> with local accounts;
> >> >> (in order to manage smoothly the shutdown of Oracle infrastructure);
> >> >>
> >> >> - Automatic conversion of openoffice.org users' accounts to local
> >> accounts;
> >> >> (all users who actually logged in before Oracle shutdown were hence
> >> >> migrated seamless)
> >> >>
> >> >> - Creation of new accounts directly as local accounts and not as an
> >> >> account at openoffice.org;
> >> >>
> >> >> - Managing the transition of active users to the new system by direct
> >> >> mailing them prior to the receipt of  users' accounts; (we needed to
> >> >> do that in order to avoid the risk of having active users out of the
> >> >> system for some days)
> >> >>
> >> >> What's next:
> >> >>
> >> >> 1 - We plan to Migrats all users right away, providing them also with
> >> >> some interesting info (e.g. extensions/templates recently created,
> >> >> statistics, etc)
> >> >
> >> > We migrated all users who could be migrated.
> >> >
> >> > - OpenOffice.org users' has no emails ('#N/A') for about 7500 users
> >> > - Extensions users are virtually all restored (missing
> >> > mapping/properly mapped: 78/11700);
> >> > - Templates users are largely restored but not all (missing
> >> > mapping/properly mapped: 7480/28582).
> >> >
> >> > All Extensions migrated users should use
> >> > http://extensions.services.openoffice.org/en/user/password to restore
> >> > their passwords.
> >> > All Templated migrated users should use
> >> > http://templates.services.openoffice.org/en/user/password to restore
> >> > their passwords.
> >> >
> >> > How to reset: insert your username without "@openoffice.org" and
> >> > you'll get a password reset link e-mailed to you.
> >> >
> >> > We are going to inform them by email right away.
> >>
> >> Below a draft text for the Templates mass mailing (Extensions is just
> >> the same, but tailored for that constituency). Let me know if you want
> >> us to add something about the upcoming release or if you have any
> >> other suggestion.
> >>
> >> Dear OpenOffice.org Templates user,
> >>
> >> As you may have heard, Oracle contributed the OpenOffice.org (OOo)
> >> code to Apache in June 2011. As part of this move, we are about to
> >> lose access to the servers that formerly hosted the OpenOffice.org
> website
> >> and various other online services associated with the project,
> >> included the Templates websites.
> >>
> >> Since SourceForge is currently hosting the Templates website, in
> >> collaboration with the Apache OpenOffice community we are working to
> >> help you to smoothly retain full control over your existing Templates
> >> credentials.
> >>
> >> All you need to do is to go to the following page and reset your
> password.
> >>
> >> http://templates.services.openoffice.org/en/user/password
> >>
> >> Whatever was your role at the OpenOffice.org community, we'd like to
> >> say thank you for your past contributions, and we look forward to see
> >> you help also the Apache OpenOffice community to succeed. We want also
> >> to take the chance to inform you that the Apache OpenOffice Templates
> >> and Apache OpenOffice Extensions were the first and second,
> >> respectively, on the last week's list of top-growth projects. That is,
> >> downloads for these two collections grew more in the last week than
> >> any other project on SourceForge.
> >>
> >> You maybe interested in knowing who are the top 10 Templates or which
> >> are the top countries by download, see below for more information.
> >>
> >>
> > Is it OK if I put these stats in the AOO blog?  Or are you going to do a
> > blog post on this at SF?
>
> We might do both. If it's ok with you we might send the emails and
> publish them at the SF blog, so that you might eventually write them
> and point to our own blog entry if you like.
>
>
Sure.  That would be fine.

-Rob


> Roberto
>
> >
> > -Rob
> >
> >
> >> Top 10 Templates
> >>
> >> Basic Resume: http://aoo-templates.sourceforge.net/en/node/1312
> >> Tri Fold Brochure: http://aoo-templates.sourceforge.net/en/node/3067
> >> Business card template:
> http://aoo-templates.sourceforge.net/en/node/1163/
> >> Chronological Resume :
> http://aoo-templates.sourceforge.net/en/node/6431
> >> This Is a Resume : http://aoo-templates.sourceforge.net/en/node/6575
> >> DIN Brief mit Fenster links:
> >> http://aoo-templates.sourceforge.net/en/node/5039/
> >> Resume Template: http://aoo-templates.sourceforge.net/en/node/3083
> >> 2012 Month/Year Calendar and Planner with Holidays.
> >> http://aoo-templates.sourceforge.net/en/node/8321
> >> Hourly Service Invoice:
> http://aoo-templates.sourceforge.net/en/node/3646
> >> Project Management Template with Gantt Schedule creation:
> >> http://aoo-templates.sourceforge.net/en/node/5927/
> >>
> >> Top Countries by Downloads:
> >>
> >> 1.      United States
> >> 2.      Germany
> >> 3.      Canada
> >> 4.      France
> >> 5.      UK
> >> 6.      Italy
> >> 7.      Spain
> >> 8.      Japan
> >> 9.      Russia
> >> 10.     Australia
> >>
> >> Downloads by Operative Systems:
> >>
> >> 1.      Windows                    84.40%
> >> 2.      Macintosh                  13.76%
> >> 3.      Linux                       2.84%
> >>
> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >> 2 - Help market AOO Extensions and Templates, e.g. interviewing
> >> >> creators and sharing the news via our media. Our community growth
> >> >> hacker and Apache member Rich Bowen will be happy to help with that.
> >> >
> >> > Rich will connect with some of them starting from the very next days,
> >> > who ever wants to be interviewed can send an email to
> >> > communityteam@sourceforge.net
> >> >
> >> > Roberto
> >> >
> >> >> I wish also to take the chance here to thanks Ross Gardler, who
> >> >> mentored us through the collaboration process, Rob Weir for his
> inputs
> >> >> and support, and Gavin McDonald and the whole Infra team, who
> provided
> >> >> us with all necessary information, often getting help in turn from
> >> >> Andrew Rist (who was also supportive and helpful).
> >> >>
> >> >> I think it's also appropriate to give credit to our SiteOp team,
> >> >> especially Jacob Morman who was the owner of the activity on our
> side,
> >> >> and Wayne Davison who worked hard, deployed new servers, and went
> >> >> above and beyond the call of duty in getting this deployed quickly.
> >> >> Our engineering team did a lot of work especially, Dave Brondsema was
> >> >> also of great help, enabling our Allura open source forge to deliver
> >> >> on performance. We’re also very grateful to Antonio DeMarco the
> >> >> contractor who actually turned all our specifications and fix
> requests
> >> >> into a working platform. And I’s also like to thank Mark Ramm who
> >> >> helped mobilize and organize the engineering, contractor, and site
> >> >> operations work so that we could get this done quickly. Last but not
> >> >> least, I wish to say thank to Andrea Pescetti, who actually provided
> >> >> us with all details about how those websites work.
> >> >>
> >> >> Roberto
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