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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: Broken link on download page
Date Mon, 23 Apr 2012 20:53:31 GMT
Hi Stuart,

great to see you back here.

en-GB is still in the code. And translations are continued to be done in 
Pootle. Unfortunately, I've no clue how it works but others like Raphael 
Bircher or Juergen Schmidt can help you.

Marcus



Am 04/23/2012 04:12 PM, schrieb Stuart Swales:
> Now that we are up and running again, I think it's worth resurrecting
> the en-GB localisation. I was lead prior to the Apache move and would be
> happy to resume.
>
> Stuart
>
> On 19/03/2012 22:22, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>> Am 03/19/2012 10:42 PM, schrieb Kurt Underhay:
>>
>> Hi Kurt,
>>
>>> Thanks for the reply and the info. Given that it's a known situation,
>>> wouldn't it be possible to come up with a more palatable and
>>> user-friendly solution than a 404? 404s don't generally leave a good
>>
>> Oh, right. This was due to giving up the previous download service. It
>> was hosted by Oracle. There were more details for the user than just the
>> 404 message. I'll see if this could be put back again.
>>
>>> impression. Maybe something like disabling the download link for this
>>> combination, or even better, directing to a page that gives a short
>>> explanation along the lines of what you've just described. Why not take
>>
>> Due to the method the download is working, this is not an option. It's
>> not possible to differentiate wJRE and nonJRE builds for different
>> languages.
>>
>>> the opportunity to keep folks informed, rather than leave them thinking
>>> that something's broken? Seems it should be trivial enough to do.
>>>
>>> Is there anything I can do to help test the non-JRE British version?
>>
>> Unfortunately, the time is over to release additional builds for OOo
>> 3.3.0.
>>
>> For new en-GB releases here at Apache we have to see if some translators
>> speak up and if they would continue the localization work. I know, the
>> British English has slightly but important differences, so the English
>> US builds are not a suitable recommendation. ;-)
>>
>> Marcus
>>
>>
>>
>>> On Monday, 19 March 2012, Marcus (OOo) <marcus.mail@wtnet.de
>>> <mailto:marcus.mail@wtnet.de>> wrote:
>>> > Hi Kurt,
>>> >
>>> > the reason is that the British QA team (at Oracle times, before OOo
>>> was given to Apache) hasn't tested the Windows installer without JRE,
>>> only with JRE. Therefore only the first was released. See here:
>>> >
>>> > http://openoffice.mirrorbrain.org/files/localized/en-GB/3.3.0/
>>> >
>>> > So, the file is not existing and the errror message is right.
>>> >
>>> > As alternative you should download the Windows installer with JRE. If
>>> not needed you can skip its installation.
>>> >
>>> > HTH
>>> >
>>> > Marcus
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > Am 03/19/2012 02:42 PM, schrieb Kurt Underhay:
>>> >>
>>> >> On the page
>>> >> http://openoffice.org/download/other.html
>>> >>
>>> >> the link to download the English (British) / Windows Intel MSI
>>> package
>>> >> *excluding* the JRE is consistently broken, returning a 404 page.
>>> >>
>>> >> The page seems to be trying to link to this URL:
>>> >>
>>> http://openoffice.mirrorbrain.org/files/localized/en-GB/3.3.0/OOo_3.3.0_Win_x86_install_en-GB.exe

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