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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [UPDATE SERVICE] New landingpage for languages not included in AOO
Date Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:54:10 GMT
Am 07/15/2014 11:40 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
> On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 5:09 PM, Marcus (OOo)<marcus.mail@wtnet.de>  wrote:
>> Am 07/15/2014 02:09 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
>>
>>> On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 5:42 PM, Marcus (OOo)<marcus.mail@wtnet.de>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> some time ago Oliver told me that it would be great to have a landing
>>>> webpage for languages for that we have not (yet) a release but in the
>>>> past
>>>> with OpenOffice.org.
>>>>
>>>> To reach also these users an update service could be activated and
>>>> referred
>>>> to this landing page.
>>>>
>>>> To get the best out of this_
>>>>
>>>> - Show the users that there is a new AOO version.
>>>>
>>>> ( - Maybe also a short text + link for more details that OpenOffice is
>>>> now
>>>> part of Apache as it could be that this is not obvious for users with
>>>> such
>>>> old versions.)
>>>>
>>>> - Convince the users to download this new version even when their
>>>> language
>>>> is not available.
>>>>
>>>> - Gain new helpers for localization work. The user can help to bring
>>>> her/his
>>>> language into AOO.
>>>>
>>>> I volunteer to create such a webpage.
>>>>
>>>
>>> We have two similar pages already, though they could use some updating:
>>>
>>> http://www.openoffice.org/projects/untranslated.html
>>>
>>> http://www.openoffice.org/development/releases/eol-nl.html
>>>
>>> We used the 2nd one when we declared End of Life for AOO 3.4
>>
>>
>> I'll update them. Also if it's possible to combine both as 3 pages are too
>> much.
>>
>
> Three is a lot.   I think untranslated.html was used to notify pre AOO
> versions of OpenOffice where we did not have support for their
> language in AOO.   If we had support for their language we would just
> offer them a normal update notification.  But for the others we sent
> them to this page. The eol-nl.html version was used in a similar way,
> but a slightly stronger message when we declared EOL on OpenOffice.org
> 3.3.0 and earlier.  This can be combined, I think.  We never really
> deployed these fully, but just used them for a couple of weeks to test
> the reaction.  They are called from the update notification service,
> so if we change the URL we'll need to update it there as well.
>
> I think legacy/thankyou.html page is hard coded in OOo installs.  It
> is called after installing.  So we don't want to change that URL.

OK

> In the last 30 days we've had:
>
> 45,713 hits to legacy/thankyou.html
>
> And zero hits to untranslated.html or eol-nl.html.

Great, you have just answered my next questions (how many hits and which 
page should survive) ;-).

Thanks

Marcus


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