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From Roberto Galoppini <roberto.galopp...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New Extensions website goes live!
Date Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:41:14 GMT
2013/7/13 Ricardo Berlasso <rgb.mldc@gmail.com>

> 2013/7/13 Roberto Galoppini <roberto.galoppini@gmail.com>
>
> > 2013/7/9 Roberto Galoppini <roberto.galoppini@gmail.com>
> >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > 2013/7/8 Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
> > >
> > >> On Sat, Jul 6, 2013 at 4:18 PM, Roberto Galoppini
> > >> <roberto.galoppini@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> > We are updating http://extensions.openoffice.org to tturn on all
> > >> > enhancements previously made available at the test website.
> > >> >
> > >>
> > >> This is great news, Roberto!
> > >>
> > >
> > > Indeed!
> > >
> > >
> > >> Are you planning a blog post related to this at SourceForge?  Or
> > >> should we plan something for the AOO blog?  (Or both?)
> > >>
> > >
> > > I'll cover that at the SF blog as usual, open to do something that
> makes
> > > sense for AOO blog too, sure.
> > >
> > > Give me a day or two, I want to finalize the migration before.
> > >
> >
> > AOOE has been successfully migrated, below a concise list of
> improvements,
> > a blog post on SF will follow next week (possibly coordinating  that with
> > the new AOO release).
> >
> > 1. The whole platform has been upgraded to a web 2.0ish style. Adding
> more
> > content, serve developers' needs as well as scale with end-users' growth
> is
> > easier now.
> >
> > 2. The look&feel has been updated and aligned with the new AOO 4 look. We
> > put the word 'beta' in the header, to be removed once the new release
> will
> > go out.
> >
> > 3.  The search has been improved and it provides the autocomplete
> > functionality (try it out writing 'dr' for example).
> >
> > 4. The auto-update for Extensions has been reactivated.
> >
> > 5. A new feature allows devs to report AOO 4.0 compatibility for their
> > extensions, and by default we set all to 'unknown'. Have a look at
> >
> http://extensions.openoffice.org/upgrade/400/abcdef+754758+df418f+a81383to
> > get an example.
> >
> > Note that to take full advantage of this new feature we need authors to
> set
> > properly the compatibility field, and to crack a new Extension to check
> > extensions compatibility or changes (it should check which extensions are
> > installed, e.g. A, B, C and then call
> > http://extensions.openoffice.org/upgrade/400/A+B+C). Maybe we can
> discuss
> > further option once AOO 4 will be released.
> >
> > 6. Finally Extensions authors have full control over comments and spam.
> >
> > Roberto
> >
>
> Great!
>
> A quick question for the future: will the site be translated into more
> languages?
>

Sure! We upgraded to Drupal 7 that has a nice multi-lingual support, but we
do not have yet the files we use for OpenOffice (Pootle).

We might need to talk to Jurgen once is back and see how to move on.

Roberto


>
> Anyway, thanks for this new site! It looks gorgeous!
>
> Regards
> Ricardo
>
>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > >
> > > Roberto
> > >
> > >
> > >>
> > >> Do you have a list of changes that we can reference?
> > >>
> > >> Regards,
> > >>
> > >> -Rob
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> > All users accounts will be migrated, along with associated passwords
> > and
> > >> > users content.
> > >> >
> > >> >  http://extensions.openoffice.org may be temporarily unavailable or
> > >> slow
> > >> > down.
> > >> >
> > >> > Once the migration will be completed "update notifications" will be
> > >> > activated.
> > >> >
> > >> > Roberto
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> >
>

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