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From Albino Biasutti Neto <>
Subject Re: Apache OpenOffice 3.4 Blows Past 1M Downloads
Date Thu, 17 May 2012 13:32:28 GMT

2012/5/17 Rob Weir <>

> Yes.   and something we should all remember:  This 1M mark was
> achieved *without* enabling the automatic update check server.
> Normally, this would be enabled for a new release, so all users of OOo
> 3.3.0 would get a pop-up notification that AOO 3.4 is ready for them
> to download.  with 100 million existing users, the upgrade traffic for
> that would be huge.  But that server is not enabled yet.
> So everyone who downloaded AOO 3.4 did so on "word of mouth".  They
> heard about the AOO 3.4 update on Twitter or Facebook, or heard about
> it from a friend, or saw some coverage in the press.  The fact that we
> got 1 million downloads based on that shows that we did great work on
> the release promotion.  So good work, everyone!
> -Rob
> > Albino

We must also look at people who share pendrive, external hd and others.

Very happy for the mark 1M download! :)


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