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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [UPDATE SERVICE] OOo 3.3 update service - next steps
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2012 20:55:33 GMT
Am 06/07/2012 02:19 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 5:24 AM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann
> <orwittmann@googlemail.com>  wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>>
>> On 06.06.2012 22:50, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>>>
>>> Am 06/06/2012 03:39 PM, schrieb Oliver-Rainer Wittmann:
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> 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

Yes, I also think that the webpage in English is better than nothing.

> page.   And if we get an improved NL page in the future, we can add
> support for that,

Right.

>> 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?

+1. Then we can see which language builds are really downloaded 
independent from the browser. And on this way we can identify the 
hotspots of interest.

Marcus



> Not really necessary.  Google already tracks the country and locale,
> so we can already see the distribution that way.  It also tracks the
> platform.
>
>>
>> Best regards, Oliver.
>>
>>
>>>> Hungarian ->  ?
>>>>
>>>> Italian ->  http://openoffice.org/it/download
>>>>
>>>> Japanese ->  http://www.openoffice.org/ja/download/
>>>>
>>>> Portuguese (Brazilian) ->  ?
>>>>
>>>> Russian ->  http://www.openoffice.org/ru/about-downloads.html
>>>>
>>>> Spanish ->  http://www.openoffice.org/es/descargar/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> [1] http://ooo-dev.markmail.org/thread/7ydafrdrqxpctsy3
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thanks in advance for your help, Oliver.
>>>
>>>
>>> Marcus

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