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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: proposed new directory structure for future releases
Date Sun, 26 Aug 2012 20:29:09 GMT

On Aug 26, 2012, at 1:18 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 10:37 AM, Marcus (OOo) <marcus.mail@wtnet.de> wrote:
> 
>> Am 08/26/2012 02:26 AM, schrieb Rob Weir:
>> 
>> On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 5:36 PM, Kay Schenk<kay.schenk@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 08/25/2012 01:28 PM, Andrea Pescetti wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On 23/08/2012 22:06, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Also IMHO no need to separate between the languages.
>>>>>> Furthermore, when you have to check for a potential error, then you
you
>>>>>> just need to verify this in a single directory and not more.
>>>>>> /stable/VERSION/<all and every install file>
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> The rest is OK, but removing even the languages subdirectories is
>>>>> probably too much: we already have 20 languages and they could
>>>>> theoretically reach 100+, so it would make sense to preserve the
>>>>> individual subdirectories "en-US", "de", "it" and so on.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>    Andrea.
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> +1 with Andrea on this one. We should leave the languages in separate
>>>> directories. And, if folks do "browsing" on SourceForge instead of using
>>>> our
>>>> download logic, this will make things easier for that purpose as well.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> +1
>>> 
>>> It also makes it easier if someone wants to burn a CD for just a
>>> single language.
>>> 
>> 
>> OK, so our most recent opinion is the following:
>> 
>> /stable/VERSION/<lang_id>/...
>> 
>> Anyone else with different suggestions?
>> 
>> Marcus
>> 
>> 
> I think we were going to drop "stable" and just go with something like
> 
> /ooo/<VERSION>/source
> /ooo/<VERSION>/bin/<LANG>/
> /ooo/<VERSION>/bin/SDK/
> 
> ...and there was some further discussion on the use of "bin".
> 
> At any rate, since we only distribute "stable", this is redundant, so we
> don't need it, and shouldn't have it.
> 
> Really I like the idea of "bin" to distinguish from source. As long as most
> people continue to download from www.openoffice.org, it is certainly not a
> problem. But, maybe a bit more discussion on this aspect.

s/bin/binaries/


/ooo/<VERSION>/source
/ooo/<VERSION>/binaries/<LANG>/
/ooo/<VERSION>/binaries/SDK/

Regards,
Dave

> 
> 
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