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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Fwd: New links for localization web page
Date Thu, 26 Jul 2012 21:33:04 GMT
On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 1:16 PM, Dave Brondsema <dbrondsema@geek.net> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 3:52 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 3:22 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 12:12 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> > >
> > >> On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 3:03 PM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >> > On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 8:43 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > >> >
> > >> >> On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 10:43 AM, drew jensen
> > >> >> <drewjensen.inbox@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> >> > On Thu, 2012-07-26 at 10:35 -0400, drew wrote:
> > >> >> >> On Thu, 2012-07-26 at 16:15 +0200, Joost Andrae wrote:
> > >> >> >> > Hi Rob,
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> > it seems so...but Peter's own MirrorBrain OOo MirrorBrain
page
> > is
> > >> >> still
> > >> >> >> > working. In the past we asked Peter sometimes to
use it as a
> > >> fail-over
> > >> >> >> > system and it worked properly.
> > >> >> >> >
> > >> >> >> > http://ooo.mirrorbrain.org
> > >> >> >>
> > >> >> >> hmmm - well I can get it to work sometimes, but other
times
> fails
> > >> and it
> > >> >> >
> > >> >> > just to clarify - I don't mean that the link above works
> sometimes
> > - I
> > >> >> > mean that the download triggered from the OO.o site works
for me
> > other
> > >> >> > then when tds.net is the actual server.
> > >> >> >
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Scanning over the website I see two kinds of mirror brain links.
> > >> >>
> > >> >> One kind points to openoffice.mirrorbrain.org.  That is what we
> use
> > on
> > >> >> the legacy download page and some of the NL pages, e.g.,
> > >> >> da.openoffice.org
> > >> >>
> > >> >> The other kind links to download.services.openoffice.org.  That
is
> > >> >> what the Finnish NL page uses.
> > >> >>
> > >> >> From what I can tell the openoffice.mirrorbrain.org ones are
> working
> > >> >> fine.  it is the download.services.openoffice.org ones that are
> > >> >> failing.
> > >> >>
> > >> >> -Rob
> > >> >>
> > >> >
> > >> > We seem to have MANY references to
> download.services.openoffice.org
> > >> > in the web pages. Maybe INFRA could do a DNS redirect for us from
> > >> > download.services.openoffice.org -> openoffice.mirrorbrain.org?
> > >> >
> > >> > Should we request this?
> > >> >
> > >>
> > >> If it is all in HTML pages that we control, it would be better to
> > >> update the HTML.
> > >>
> > >> But I wonder whether we should just point them all to SourceForge?
> > >> So far no one has taken the lead on figuring out what we need to do to
> > >> maintain MirrorBrain.  So we're constantly one hiccup away for that
> > >> service failing entirely.   If the directory structure is the same
> > >> this could be an easy search and replace operation (or a small set of
> > >> them) on ooo-site.
> > >>
> > >> -Rob
> > >>
> > >
> > > Before I stopped my search of the website content ("grep"), I had 3133
> > > occurrences.  Maybe 75% of the way done I think. So, a lot...so far, a
> > mix
> > > of 3.3 downloads (at SourceForge), and 3.2 (not at SourceForge). So, we
> > > could definitely change the 3.3 references to SourceForge, but what
> about
> > > the 3.2 references?
> > >
> >
> > I do have some stats on MirrorBrain downloads of OOo.  So in the most
> > recent full month (June) the download counts were:
> >
> > OOo 3.3.0: 586,785
> > OOo 3.2.1: 1,365
> > OOo 3.2.0: 166
> > OOo 3.1.0: 23
> > OOo 3.0.1: 24
> > OOo 3.0.0: 60
> >
> > (In that same time period AOO 3.4.0 had 4M downloads)
> >
> > So I think we should focus on the OOo 3.3.0 links.  They are being
> > used over 400x more often then the 3.2.1 links.
> >
> > Do we know whether SF has a complete copy of the OOo 3.3.0 files, with
> > all languages/platforms?
> >
> >
> Yes, I believe SF should have all the 3.3.0 files.  They should align with
> existing directory structure too.  A few examples:
>
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/stable/3.3.0/
>
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/localized/hu/3.3.0/
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/packages/7/
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/extended/iso/en/
>
>
> --
> Dave Brondsema
> Principal Software Engineer - sf.net
> Geeknet
>
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We could certainly change all the 3.2 references to 3.3 (at SourceForge) if
that's your thinking. I'd need to check on the naming for 3.3 vs 3.2. It's
doable...it would probably be better to do areas at a time rather than all
at once.


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