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From "Marcus (OOo)" <>
Subject Re: [RELEASE]: proposed directory structure on dist
Date Mon, 30 Apr 2012 18:13:40 GMT
Am 04/30/2012 07:21 PM, schrieb Kay Schenk:
> On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 10:00 AM, Rob Weir<>  wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 12:44 PM, Kay Schenk<>  wrote:
>> <snip>
>>> Right now I have the DL friendly script setup to only use SF...which is
>>> setup in the "old" way. I don't think we'll be usign Apache for pre-build
>>> client downloads.
>>> So, I have a question -- who will be setting up the SF packs and will
>> they
>>> just stick with the current structure on that system for DLs --
>>> i.e.
>>> <root>/files/stable/<version>/
>>> <pack name>
>>> and
>>> <root>/files/localized/<language>/<version>/<pack name>
>>> I'm hoping the answer is "YES".
>> Whatever we do, let's try to get a directory schem that works now and
>> for AOO 3.4.1 and AOO 3.5 and for AOO 4.0, etc..  This is not
>> something where it will be easier to clean up later.
>> Thinking ahead, what do we do when we have a new release, like a
>> 3.4.1?  And what can we do now to make that future less painful?
>> -Rob
> Well, for me anyway (I can't address the machinations of setting this up
> for actual upload), right now it's a matter of getting what we need to do
> to work in the next day, hopefully. I have other commitments later in the
> week, and well, I would like to get to a conclusion on this.
> This will also effect the links in the new "other.html" as well.
> (I think given all this I need to split "other.html" from the new
> download/index.html and let someone else work on "other". I'm kind of
> getting into a time crunch.)

I can take this over. Once the download links are working in general, 
it's just a big work of "search & replace", and to delete the languages 
we do not support yet, and the same for the platforms, and ... ;-)


> This being said, maybe the version-centric approach Jurgen has suggested
> from his most recent post and Marcus suggested (I think) makes sense...
> Again, since all the scripting will be directed to SF, I just need to know
> what we're doing. The change to make this happen is not horrendous,
> but....things need to be tracked down in several places.

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