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From Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <orwittm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [UPDATE SERVICE] OOo 3.3 update service - next steps
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2012 15:12:58 GMT
Hi,

On 07.06.2012 14:19, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 5:24 AM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann
>>>>
>>>> from what we have experienced so far from the "first phase" of the OOo
>>>> 3.3 update service it makes sense to me to have the full OOo 3.3 update
>>>> service working at the end of this week.
>>>>
>>>> As we would like to direct our users to a localized download page, if
>>>> possible, I want to put our attention on the "planned" download pages.
>>>> Rob already started a similar thread - namely "Audit of NL home pages"
>>>> [1], but I am not sure, if the one or the other already took action.
>>>>
>>>> Please provide feedback regarding to which page the OOo 3.3 update
>>>> functionality should direct the user for these languages.
>>>>
>>>> Arabic ->  ?
>>>>
>>>> Chinese (simplified) ->  ?
>>>>
>>>> Chinese (traditional) ->  ?
>>>>
>>>> Czech ->  ?
>>>>
>>>> Dutch ->  http://www.openoffice.org/nl/downloaden.html
>>>>
>>>> English (US) ->  http://www.openoffice.org/download
>>>>
>>>> French ->  http://www.openoffice.org/fr/Telecharger/
>>>>
>>>> Galician ->  ?
>>>>
>>>> German ->  ?
>>>
>>>
>>> German ->  http://www.openoffice.org/download
>>>
>>> On the mainpage "http://www.openoffice.org/de/" there is only one big link
>>> that
>>> points to the central download webpage.
>>>
>>> However, there are still some errors, so I'll update the site a bit to
>>> make it
>>> more Apache-like.
>>>
>>
>> Thx for the feedback.
>>
>> Thus, for German we will direct the user to English (US) download page.
>>
>> Question for discussion:
>> Should we use the English (US) download page as a fallback for the languages
>> for which we have no localized download page?
>> orw's opinion: I am not in favor of such a fallback, but I currently see no
>> other solution.
>>
>
> I think we still want to gradually enable the upgrade notifications
> over the next week.  Maybe we start with those that have good NL
> download pages.  But at the end, we really need to enable everyone to
> upgrade.  AOO 3.4 has important security patches.  So at the end, if
> there is no good NL page we would direct them to the default English
> page.   And if we get an improved NL page in the future, we can add
> support for that,
>
>> Another question for discussion:
>> Does it make sense to adapt the URL parameter "utm_source=OOo3_3" to
>> "utm_source=OOo3_3_[language code]" in order to distinguish the languages on
>> this level?
>>
>
> Not really necessary.  Google already tracks the country and locale,
> so we can already see the distribution that way.  It also tracks the
> platform.
>

That is right.
But Google Analytics can not track the language of the installed OOo 3.3 which 
directs the user to the download page.
Thus, I propose to perform the above proposed change to the URL parameter.

Best regards, Oliver.

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