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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [RELEASE][3.4.1]: propose new snapshot based on revision 1372282
Date Tue, 14 Aug 2012 23:00:58 GMT
On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 6:02 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 4:27 AM, J├╝rgen Schmidt
> <jogischmidt@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> after a short break I have checked the current situation and where we are.
>>
>> We had identified some further issues for 3.4.1 while we continued
>> testing the latest snapshots. These issues are now fixed and I would
>> like to propose a new snapshot build based on revision 1372282.
>>
>> Issues that will be fixed in this new snapshot:
>>
>> - OO crashes when I Print
>>   https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=120389
>>
>> - Remove the "Browser Plug-in" tab page from the Options dialog
>>   https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=120518
>>
>> - Starting OpenOffice with "-nodefault" parameter should not open the
>> StartCenter
>>   https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=120501
>>
>> The last 2 issues matched not directly our criteria for blocker issues
>> but after reviewing the issues and the fix I decided to integrate them
>> in 3.4.1 as well.
>> The reason for integrating the last issue is quite simple and I believe
>> that we probably share this view. We want that AOO is used in
>> combination with other software systems and as backend service for
>> document conversion etc. From my point of view it make sense to
>> integrate this fix in 3.4.1.
>>
>
> Here's what I see in '282.  It is good so far.
>
> I tested 6 different VM's with the following scenarios, all 32-bit:
>
> - Fresh install on XP
> - Fresh  install on Windows 8
> - Fresh install on Windows 9 Preview
>

Subtract 1 from the above:  Windows 7 and Windows 8 Preview.

> - Install over OOo 3.3.0 on XP
> - Install over AOO 3.4.0 on XP
> - Install co-existing with LO 3.6.0 on XP
>
> I didn't do heavy testing, but verified the basic operations, and
> verified some of the release blocker fixes.
>
> I'll continue doing informal testing of the above.
>
> No problems so far, except for Windows 8, where the lack of a digital
> signatures leads to a very poor user experience.  In the default
> configuration, downloading with I.E and installing will cause Windows
> to warn the user 3 separate times, with a scary message about how the
> software might harm their system.  In one case the UI makes it look
> like the user cannot install at all.  They need to expand a collapsed
> section in the dialog to see the "install anyways" option.
>
> I realize there is nothing we can at this point, but we should try
> help the users deal with this as much as we can.  I'll try repeating
> this to get some screen shots we can use to explain this.
>
> I did one further VM, with Kaspersky antivirus, with latest signatures
> to verify the installer and installed image.  We should probably do
> that on Mac as well, just to make sure nothing sneaked in to our build
> machines.  Any volunteers?
>
> -Rob
>
>
>> Juergen
>>

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