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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 Thu, 03 May 2012 22:59:57 GMT
Am 05/03/2012 11:54 PM, schrieb Regina Henschel:
> Hi Marcus,
>
> Marcus (OOo) schrieb:
>> Am 04/29/2012 11:50 PM, schrieb Marcus (OOo):
>>> Am 04/29/2012 09:23 PM, schrieb Regina Henschel:
>>>> Hi Marcus,
>>>>
>>>> Marcus (OOo) schrieb:
>>>>> Am 04/27/2012 09:29 PM, schrieb Marcus (OOo):
>>>>>> Am 04/27/2012 04:41 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
>>>>>>> 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.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Note the additional complexity caused by having hard-coded download
>>>>>>> logic on the various NL pages.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'll try to setup the separation for the OOo 3.3.0 download links.
>>>>
>>>> Good idea to start.
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> The draft setup is finished. Please have a look here:
>>>>> http://ooo-site.staging.apache.org/download/legacy/index.html
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> The interaction of the orange and green part is confusing. There is
>>>> text
>>>> "green button" but there is no green "button".
>>>>
>>>> The orange text itself is a hyperlink, but what target?
>>>>
>>>> The user might come to that page via search, but do not want the
>>>> "legacy" but an actual version. I miss a hint, where to go.
>>>>
>>>> Please compare with http://www.openoffice.org/download/archive.html,
>>>> from where I took the sentence in my suggestion.
>>>>
>>>> I suggest to use the orange part as information box.
>>>>
>>>> Legacy OpenOffice.org
>>>>
>>>> If you are searching for the most recent installation set, please visit
>>>> the <link>Apache OpenOffice download</link> webpage. Please note
that
>>>> archived builds are unsupported and may contain security issues. So,
>>>> it's highly recommended not to use them but only when there is no other
>>>> and better choice.
>>>> OpenOffice.org is licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License
>>>> v3 (LGPL v3)
>>>>
>>>> Download OpenOffice.org 3.3.0
>>>>
>>>> ...
>>>
>>> Thanks for the hints. To do the HTML and JS stuff is easier than to find
>>> the right words. ;-)
>>>
>>> Due to the CSS stuff I had to modify it a bit. I hope it's more clear
>>> now.
>>>
>>> Marcus
>>
>> I've edited both webpages again:
>>
>> http://ooo-site.staging.apache.org/download/legacy/index.html
>
> Users are likely do not really know about the difference between OOo and
> AOO. Therefore the wording "start downloading the most recent version"
> might be misleading. You mean the most recent version of OOo, but the
> user might think, the most recent version in general.
>
> Which version number the user is going to download, is said in the
> heading. So the additional information about language and OS is
> sufficient here. If many versions of a procuct are provided, the user
> expects to get the most recent one when using default settings.
>
> Suggestions
> (1) Add "legacy"
> "Click to start downloading the most recent legacy version for Windows
> and German."
> (2) or skip it totally
> "Click to start downloading the legacy version for Windows and German.
> (3) or repeat the version string from the heading
> "Click to start downloading OpenOffice.org 3.0 for Windows and German."
>
> I have played a little bit around with Opera. It seems, that it
> struggles about the variables VERSION, MIRROR, SCHEMA. I assume that
> they are global and not present in this staging version. Hopefully Opera
> shows the green part too, when the page is produced.
>
> The orange disclaimer has anchor elements without target href. That
> produces the hand-cursor in the browser, which indicates, that there is
> a hyperlink. But here is no hyperlink and nothing happens, when
> clicking. Therefore it it confusing. Please remove the anchor markup.

Thanks for your hints. Just to let you know that this will be my task 
for tomorrow.

Marcus

>> http://ooo-site.staging.apache.org/download/legacy/other.html
>>
>> When I don't hear any further feedback I'll publish this as final.

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