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From Roberto Galoppini <rgalopp...@geek.net>
Subject Re: [HEADS UP] Re: [UPDATE SERVICE] proposal a OOo 3.3 update service
Date Thu, 31 May 2012 16:46:33 GMT
On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 10:38 AM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann
<orwittmann@googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>
> On 30.05.2012 22:09, Rob Weir wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 3:31 PM, Roberto Galoppini<rgaloppini@geek.net>
>>  wrote:
>>>
>>> On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 12:43 PM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann
>>> <orwittmann@googlemail.com>  wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> On 22.05.2012 15:21, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> [snip]
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> It looks like we can go with the "static" solution as a short-term
>>>>> solution.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thus, I will do the following:
>>>>> - Creation of a complete XML document
>>>>> - Include entries for at least one languages for which we have
>>>>> currently
>>>>> no AOO
>>>>> 3.4 installation package.
>>>>> - Providing the XML document and possible variants on [3] for testing
>>>>> and
>>>>> verification.
>>>>> - Call for volunteers to test the XML document at [3].
>>>>> - Integrate feedback, if we want to have direct download links or links
>>>>> to
>>>>> a
>>>>> certain existing web page for manual download.
>>>>> - Activate the update service
>>>>> -- move the final XML document to [4].
>>>>> -- ask ASF infrastructure team to redirect OOo 3.3 Update URL [5] to
>>>>> [4].
>>>>>
>>>>> My goal is to have the update service for OOo 3.3 running at the end
of
>>>>> next week.
>>>>>
>>>>> Any objections?
>>>>>
>>>>> Any volunteers in advance which want to test?
>>>>> If yes, please provide information about your OOo 3.3 installation
>>>>> (operating
>>>>> system and language) and the test cases (direct download link, link to
>>>>> download
>>>>> page, ...) you want to test.
>>>>>
>>>>> [3] http://people.apache.org/~orw/testupdateservice/
>>>>> [4]
>>>>>
>>>>> http://www.openoffice.org/projects/update36/ProductUpdateService/check.Update
>>>>> [5]
>>>>>
>>>>> http://update36.services.openoffice.org/ProductUpdateService/check.Update
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I have finished the creation of an XML document. It contains a feed with
>>>> entries for all platform and language combinations for which we have an
>>>> AOO
>>>> 3.4 installation package.
>>>> Each entry provides a link to web page [6]. This web page is a currently
>>>> empty landing page for our OOo 3.3 users. On this page we can provide
>>>> information about our new home at the Apache Software Foundation and our
>>>> AOO
>>>> 3.4 release. From here we can direct our OOo 3.3 to our download page
>>>> [7].
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi Oliver,
>>>
>>>  could we eventually jointly work on a test phase for a fraction of
>>> the user base? Maybe we could enable the auto-updates for a given
>>> language, or so. Actually this could help us to make some realistic
>>> assumptions on the total load, and if needed the necessary adjustments
>>> to ensure the optimal performance.
>>>
>>
>> So, if we know from existing AOO 3.4 downloads that language/platform
>> X is Y% of the total, then if we test the OOo 3.3 upgrade with only X,
>> we can project what the total upgrade volume would be.  That sounds
>> reasonable.
>>
>>
>>>  Ideally we'd like to start the test phase as soon as possible.
>>>
>
> Ok.
> Roberto, Rob and Kay are in favor to activate the update service only for a
> part of the possible OOo 3.3 instances in order to check, if the traffic can
> be handled. No objections from my side.
>
> One important remark which I had not given yet:
> When we had the redirect from [5] to [4] established by the ASF
> infrastructure team, all (yes, all) installed OOo 3.3 instances in which the
> check of updates is initiated will get the XML document. Whose which find an
> entry with their data (language, platform, architecture) will state that an
> update is available. All the others will state that the OOo 3.3 installation
> is up to date.

Clear.

> To start this first phase the following tasks need to be finished:
> (1) Choose the OOo 3.3 candidates for the first phase.
> -- orw's proposal: italian on all four platforms

agree

> (2) Get in contact with the ASF infrastructure team to get the redirect
> established at a certain day.
> -- orw is volunteering for this task
> (3) Fill the landing page [6] with content and links and activate tracking
> for this page.
> -- at least one volunteer is needed here.

I can volunteer for this, do we have a draft text for that?

> (4) Choose the time frame for the first phase.
> -- orw's proposal: 2012-07-05 until 2012-07-08 (if redirect can be
> established on Tuesday, 2012-07-05 and task (3) can be finished until
> Monday.)

SourceForge's side we are ok with this tentative schedule.

Roberto

>
>
> BTW, as we have for each language own entries in the XML document we can
> provide translated landing pages if somebody is willing to translate the
> "master" landing page.
>
> [6]
> http://www.openoffice.org/projects/update36/ProductUpdateService/index.html
>
>
> Best regards, Oliver.

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