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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [WWW] two questions about DL button on home page...
Date Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:22:18 GMT


On 04/24/2012 10:58 AM, Joe Schaefer wrote:
> 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!

OK, I'm there...please enlighten me!
>
> It'd be easier to explain the situation to you
> over some dialog that is best accomplished on
> irc.
>
> Thx.
>
>
>
>
>> ________________________________
>> From: Kay Schenk<kay.schenk@gmail.com>
>> To: ooo-dev<ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org>
>> 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.
>>
>> --
>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> MzK
>>
>> "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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MzK

"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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