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From Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <orwittm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [UPDATE SERVICE] proposal to activate the update service for OOo 3.2 and OOo 3.2.1
Date Thu, 12 Jul 2012 11:41:32 GMT
Hi,

On 09.07.2012 12:32, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann wrote:
> Hi,
> On 06.07.2012 22:16, Rob Weir wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 5:30 AM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann
>> <orwittmann@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I am sorry - again some stuff regarding our update service.
>>>
>>> As it has been pointed out in [1] there are some more OOo versions out there
>>> for which we can activate the update service.
>>>
>>> Thus, I am proposing to activate the update service for installed OOo 3.2
>>> and OOo 3.2.1 instances for which we have an AOO 3.4 installation package.
>>
>>
>> Hi Oliver,
>>
>> Would it be possible to also include 3.1.0 in the update notifications?
>>
>> I mention this because that is what openoffice.us.com is installing,
>> and they probably get a good number of hits, due to their search
>> engine advertisements.  (The are #1 when searching for 'OpenOffice' on
>> Bing.)  We don't need to agree with their methods, but I think we
>> should try to help the users.  If they are installing this ancient
>> code they are susceptible to all sorts of security issues.
>>
>> As far as I can tell they are offering only Windows en-US downloads.
>> I just installed on a VM and the About box says it is OOO310m11
>> (Build:9399).
>>
>> I tried installing AOO 3.4 on top of the 3.1.0 install and it worked
>> fine.  The only odd thing I saw was that it left an empty
>> "OpenOffice.org 3.1" folder in the Start menu.  I think that is
>> cleaned up when upgrading 3.3 ==> 3.4.  But otherwise everything
>> worked fine.
>>
>> We might need to maintain these update notifications from release to
>> release, so long as some of these exploitation sites continue to push
>> old versions onto users.
>>
>
> No problem to also activate the update service for OOo 3.1 and OOo 3.1.1.
>
> If nobody objects, I will work on it.
>

As nobody objects. Thus; i will go ahead.

Best regards, Oliver.

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