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From Jürgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [RELEASE] new DL test...needs review and comments, and probably correction
Date Mon, 07 May 2012 09:37:18 GMT
On 5/6/12 2:51 PM, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
> Am 05/06/2012 01:31 PM, schrieb Jürgen Schmidt:
>> On 5/6/12 1:02 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
>>> On 05/05/2012 Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>>>> The checksums file is ready:
>>>> http://ooo-site.staging.apache.org/download/test/checksums_new_dl.html
>>>
>>> It's nice, even though a bit scary (four different verification
>>> mechanisms are probably overkill); but this will satisfy everybody, so
>>> OK.
>>>
>>> I see that many links in that page are broken (e.g., links to Windows
>>> builds, to 64-bit DEBs and so on); I tend to believe this is known
>>> and/or wanted for the time being, but, if it isn't, just click around on
>>> that page and you will see plenty of broken links.
>>
>> we can potentially drop one sha checksum ;-)
>
> Yes, for sure.
>
>> I have drafted the download page on the project page.
>
> That's good.
>
> An additional link to the (upcoming) official announcement (mail
> archive, blog post, etc.) would be good.
>
>> http://openofficeorg.staging.apache.org/openofficeorg/downloads.html
>>
>> Review is appreciated.
>>
>> - downloads of source files via Apache mirrors
>> - SDK as well
>> - checksum files directly from dist
>
> Do you have any special reason to show download links also here? All is
> (will be) available in the download area (currently here:
> "http://ooo-site.staging.apache.org/download/test/index_new_dl.html" and
> "http://ooo-site.staging.apache.org/download/test/other_new_dl.html").
>
> Otherwise I would suggest that the webpage points only to the already
> existing download webpages. Then we will have less work when updating
> downloads.
>
> Source --> http://www.openoffice.org/download/other.html#tested-sdk
> SDK --> http://www.openoffice.org/download/other.html#tested-sdk
> Binaries --> http://www.openoffice.org/download/index.html
> Checksums --> http://www.openoffice.org/download/checksums.html

by the way why do you have created a new checksums file and not extended 
the other.html. I think there is enough place and the context is much 
clearer as on a further page.

Juergen

>
> If you want to mention the legacy builds it would be great to point also
> here to the respective webpage:
> "http://www.openoffice.org/download/legacy/index.html".
>
> If you want to mention the archive in general (prior OOo 3.3.0) this
> link is helping: "http://www.openoffice.org/download/archive.html".
>
> Marcus


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