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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Installation guide are asked to review and update when fix bug 124599
Date Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:37:59 GMT
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
>



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