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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [UPDATE SERVICE] New landingpage for languages not included in AOO
Date Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:58:16 GMT
Am 07/15/2014 11:54 PM, schrieb Marcus (OOo):
> 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) ;-).

if nobody objects I will delete the both 0 hits pages and combine the 
whole content + updates in "legacy/thankyou.html".

Marcus

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