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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DOC] Re: Windows Install Issues (was RE: Linux install issues)
Date Tue, 22 May 2012 23:22:14 GMT
On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 3:12 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 2:28 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton <
> dennis.hamilton@acm.org> wrote:
>
>> That page is provided as the result of a QA analysis that I did.
>>
>> What's important for reuse is the screen captures and some text that
>> indicates the related user actions.  This page itself was not intended as
>> an install guide.
>>
>> If it is adapted to the MediaWiki for use as an Install Guide, it would
>> be under whatever license automatically governs wiki contributions.
>>
>
> well...um...OK. I did a quick revision to the install guide again -- yeah
> Windows section REALLY outdated, and just kind of mentioned this page in
> passing, with a link to it. I see there's a LOT to it, but, I pointed the
> general user to the section 4., which I thought was pertinent and  pretty
> good.
>
> In terms of on-going maintenance of install materials, it's fine and dandy
> and easy to make wiki pages for these items and just link to them from the
> web based install guide page, as far as I'm concerned. This would be better
> for us is many ways as we could add links to other installation stuff
> volunteers have provided via either the project or ooo wiki.
>
> This being said, a more central "page" approach might be a bit more
> expected and "friendly" to users, who aren't used to going to 4 different
> areas to find information. This would be off putting.
> Maybe one of those things to bring up with the UX group.
>
> So, I'm 50-50 on either approach.
>
>
>>
>> What am I missing?
>>
>
on the other hand, if you believe Google Analytics -- no one is bothering
with the install instructions....geez! Maybe something to include in the
READMEs for the future.


>
>>  - Dennis
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Andrew Rist [mailto:andrew.rist@oracle.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 11:06
>> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: [DOC] Re: Windows Install Issues (was RE: Linux install issues)
>>
>>
>>
>> On 5/21/2012 6:16 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
>> > @Kay,
>> >
>> > Yes, that installation-guide page is very out of date.
>> >
>> > Did you ever look at this page:<
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Win-en-x86-Setup>.
>> Is this the seed for the ALv2 licensed install guide?
>> > <snip>
>> >
>>
>>
>
>
> --
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> MzK
>
> "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."
>                                  -- Mark Twain
>
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>


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