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From Yuzhen Fan <fanyuz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Installation guide are asked to review and update when fix bug 124599
Date Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:42:39 GMT
Hi All,

Thank you all for valuable comments, I am contacting the native speaker for
tweaking the wording.
(Added doc@openoffice.apache.org in this mail thread)


On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 6:31 PM, Yuzhen Fan <fanyuzhen@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Pedro
>
> Per Juergen, "we won't release msp's because of some issues that we have
> to solve first."
>
> So I think, we will not mention MSP in Installation guide although the fix
> in situation 2) is
> also included in the MSP. How do you think?
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 5:24 PM, Pedro Lino <pedlino@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Sounds perfect. Adding options (instead of assuming and deciding for the
>> user) is always positive ;)
>>
>> Please make sure that the fix in situation 2) is also included in the MSP
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 5:55 AM, Yuzhen Fan <fanyuzhen@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > Bug 124599 [2] is verified fixed in AOO 4.1.0 RC2, from current
>> behaviors
>> > and comments provided in this bug, the "expected behaviors" for upgrade
>> on
>> > Windows could be:
>> >
>> > 1. If the former version is 3.x, there will be a check box in
>> Installation
>> > Wizard providing the option to keep or remove the former version
>> > - If select "Remove all older product versions", then 3.x will be
>> removed
>> > and 4.x will be installed with 1 startup group, 1 desktop icon and 1
>> entry
>> > in the Add/Remove Programs list. This artifact is for 4.x
>> > - If de-select "Remove all older product versions", then 4.x will be
>> > installed with keeping 3.x, there will be 2 startup groups, 2 desktop
>> icons
>> > and 2 entries in the Add/Remove Programs list. These artifacts are one
>> > suite for 3.x and the other suite for 4.x
>> >
>> > 2. If the former version is also 4.x, but older than current installing
>> > one(e.g. install 4.1.0 over 4.0.0), then the older one will be removed
>> and
>> > the newer one will be installed with 1 startup group, 1 desktop icon
>> and 1
>> > entry in the Add/Remove Programs list. This artifact is for the newer
>> one.
>> >
>> > I think above behaviors are acceptable, I propose to update the
>> > installation instructions [1] according those. Any comments, or any
>> > objections?
>> >
>> > [1]
>> > http://www.openoffice.org/download/common/instructions.html#winoverview
>> > [2] Issue 124599 - Windows 4.1.0 installer does not recognize former
>> > versions correctly
>> >
>> >
>> > On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 12:37 AM, Kay Schenk <kay.schenk@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > > On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 2:39 AM, Yuzhen Fan <fanyuzhen@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > Hi,
>> > > >
>> > > > The current installation instructions [1] (last updated on
>> 2014-03-26)
>> > > does
>> > > > not differentiate the clean installation and upgrade installation
>> for
>> > > > Windows, thus it does not state the option to keep or delete the old
>> > > > version for an upgrade installation.
>> > > >
>> > > > I propose development update the installation instructions [1] when
>> > > submit
>> > > > the fix to bug 124599 [2], to provide what is expected to see with
>> > > details
>> > > > as below:
>> > > >
>> > > > 1. Upgrade from old version to relative new version (e.g. from 3.3
>> to
>> > > > 3.4.1, from 3.4.1 to 4.1.0, from 4.0.0 to 4.1.0, etc)
>> > > > 2. Specify the different behavior/experience on all platforms
>> (Windows,
>> > > > Linux and Mac) - I do not see problems in the current instructions
>> on
>> > > Linux
>> > > > and Mac, but need confirmation
>> > > >
>> > > > That is essential, because for testers we need this as criteria for
>> > > > testing, and for end users we need this as instructions for guiding.
>> > > >
>> > >
>> > > You are right. We need to have our installations instructions
>> accurate!
>> > > Commmitters can directly edit this page and commit. Others can submit
>> > > patches which we can review.  We could use help from all folks using
>> our
>> > > installation binaries on this.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > >
>> > > > [1]
>> > > >
>> > http://www.openoffice.org/download/common/instructions.html#winoverview
>> > > > [2] Issue 124599 - Windows 4.1.0 installer does not recognize former
>> > > > versions correctly
>> > > >
>> > > > --
>> > > > Regards,
>> > > > Yu Zhen
>> > > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > --
>> > >
>> > >
>> >
>> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> > > MzK
>> > >
>> > > "Cats do not have to be shown how to have a good time,
>> > >  for they are unfailing ingenious in that respect."
>> > >                                        -- James Mason
>> > >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Regards,
>> > Yu Zhen
>> >
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Regards,
> Yu Zhen
>



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Regards,
Yu Zhen

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