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From Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <orwittm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [UPDATE SERVICE] proposal for a AOO 3.4 update service
Date Tue, 22 May 2012 06:25:57 GMT
Hi

On 21.05.2012 18:20, Roberto Galoppini wrote:
>>
>>  [snip]
>>
>>>>
>>>> I'd keep it simple.
>>>>
>>>> Two main tasks:
>>>>
>>>> 1) Identify whether there is an update available for the user's current
>>>> install
>>>>
>>>> 2) Direct the user to that update
>>>>
>>>> I'd keep #2 really really simple.  We already know there is an update.
>>>>   We already have logic on http://download.openoffice.org for finding
>>>> the correct download.  So for #2 just always send the user to
>>>> http://download.openoffice.org.
>>>>
>>>> That approach even does magical things.  For example, in the future,
>>>> the user might be running OpenOffice on a 64-bit Windows, but they are
>>>> running 32-bit OO, since that is all that exists.  But when we come
>>>> out with a new 64-bit of AOO 3.x, the logic on
>>>> http://download.openoffice.org will automatically suggest it.  Ditto
>>>> for better language support. Someone might be running Spanish AOO 3.4
>>>> but then decide to upgrade to Catalan AOO 3.X (assuming it is
>>>> available).
>>>>
>>>
>>> Is this what we plan to do for OOo 3.3 users too?
>>>
>>
>> For OOo 3.3 I have made an own proposal - please have a look at thread
>> "[UPDATE SERVICE] proposal a OOo 3.3 update service"
>>
>>
>
> Thanks Olivier,
>
>   I'm trying to catch up with that thread too, are you working on
> making it via the AOO download page or direct downloads?
>

Currently, this is open - both is possible.
For Linux installations is would be a little bit complicated, if we decide to go 
for a "static" solution.
But more will follow today on the other thread.

Best regards, Oliver.

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