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From Joe Schaefer <>
Subject Re: [WWW] two questions about DL button on home page...
Date Tue, 24 Apr 2012 17:58:04 GMT
Kay- please hop onto #asfinfra sometime soon
so I can speak to you about the requirements
for AOO regarding Apache mirrors- you CANNOT
use the ordinary closer.cgi script for AOO!

It'd be easier to explain the situation to you
over some dialog that is best accomplished on


> From: Kay Schenk <>
>To: ooo-dev <> 
>Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 1:54 PM
>Subject: [WWW] two questions about DL button on home page...
>Hi all--
>Right now, when I click on "I want to download OpenOffice", I don't the
>expanded green button I was getting last week, for example. I had made some
>changes to this a week or so ago, but the changes that I incorporated, and
>the green button itself were just fine after that. I think my current
>experience may be due to a problem with getting the mirror link but I need
>to confirm this in a bit.
>So, question #1.
>I would like someone else to try this and let the list know what your
>results are -- are you getting the expanded green button or being shuttled
>to /download/index.html instead?
>Question #2. If you're not getting the DL button, or even if you are, how
>strongly do you feel about having  the expanding button, or would  just a
>jump  to /download/index.html be just as good?
>I know there was a LOT of discussion when this design first emerged, but,
>it would much much easier for changes in DL code -- Rob's proposal  for
>unification of yesterday for instance -- if we could just dump this
>"internal" DL button on the home page. Yes, the buttons are the same to the
>eye anyway on both the main index.html page and /download/index.html but
>the html implementation is different, different enough that both these
>areas need to be changed when changes are needed. Additionally, dumping the
>"generated" button on the home page would allow us to standardize more
>easily on incorporating the DL button  -- the code used on
>/download/index.html -- on other pages like the NL pages.
>Thanks for looking at this and responding.
>"Well, life has a funny way of sneaking up on you
>And life has a funny way of helping you out
>Helping you out."
>                            -- "Ironic", Alanis Morissette
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