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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: Distributing AOO 3.4: The 22 things we need to do before we announce
Date Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:50:30 GMT
Am 04/27/2012 07:28 PM, schrieb Dave Fisher:
>
> On Apr 27, 2012, at 8:59 AM, Rob Weir wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 11:26 AM, Kay Schenk<kay.schenk@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 7:41 AM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>  wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOO+3.4+Distribution+Tasks
>>>>
>>>> Please review this task list and see if anything is missing.   It
>>>> would be great to confirm that this list is complete and to have a
>>>> volunteer's name listed against each one of these tasks.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Hi Rob --
>>>
>>> I just took a very quick look and added some verbiage to item #4. We need
>>> some test time after these changes are in place--maybe even a  day.
>>>
>>
>> OK.
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On item #3--
>>>
>>>   "Make a copy of the the older MirrorBrain-enabled download/index.html and
>>> download/other.html pages.  Put them in a download/330 directory.  Add a
>>> disclaimer notice that these are not Apache releases, but legacy releases
>>> under a different license."
>>>
>>> I don't see the need for a download/330/index.html.
>>>
>>> I think what you're getting at is a standalone page complete with the DL
>>> button generation for 3.3 which I feel is  something we don't need for this
>>> earlier version. I would think just putting out a download/330/other.html.
>>> So
>>> It would probably be a good idea for this old "other" to at least provide
>>> links for release notes for it though.
>>>
>>> and linking people to that would be sufficient.
>>>
>>
>> I can see arguments either way.  On the one hand, the OOo 3.3
>> downloads is merely for archival use.  On the other hand, AOO 3.4 does
>> not cover all languages supported by OOo 3.3, so we need some easy way
>> for users to continue to get access. If you think  a copy of the 3.3.0
>> version of other.html is sufficient, then let's go with that.
>
> I think that this is an important point. NL users may not be able to read English well
enough on the other.html page to find their language.
>
> I think we need to maintain the legacy index for that purpose.

Just to be clear:
The "index.html" is also just in English. There is no translation. It's 
just that the user is offered a localized build - with English words.

Marcus



>>>> Note the additional complexity caused by having hard-coded download
>>>> logic on the various NL pages.
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> -Rob
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>> 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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