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From Donald Harbison <dpharbi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New Extensions website goes live!
Date Tue, 16 Jul 2013 12:01:22 GMT
Great stuff and perfect timing... thanks Roberto and SF!


On Sat, Jul 13, 2013 at 1:26 AM, Roberto Galoppini <
roberto.galoppini@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>
>
>
>
> >
> > 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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