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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 19:11:07 GMT
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?

-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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