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From Matthias Seidel <matthias.sei...@hamburg.de>
Subject Re: Release 4.1.3 (4.1.4)
Date Sun, 02 Apr 2017 14:51:12 GMT
Am 02.04.2017 um 14:52 schrieb Andrea Pescetti:
> Matthias Seidel wrote:
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Development+Snapshot+Builds
>>
>> "The builds linked on this page are intended to be used for *final
>> testing* of release candidates by community volunteers."
>> But the "Buildbot output area" links to a page with snapshots for AOO
>> 4.1.2. Not really helpful...
>
> That's wrong. Well, there is a long story behind this all, but in short:
>
> - Under Apache guidelines, dev builds should not be exposed to the
> generic public, which means that a web page with the builds should not
> be on the openoffice.org domain unless we are sure that people
> understand that these are dev builds only (this also refers to the
> other URL you sent).
>
> - We managed to clarify the above, but still in the meantime we had
> taken the habit to use the wiki page you found as a set of links to
> dev builds.
>
> - In the meantime, the new Infra convention of using the dev space in
> SVN for RCs was instated, and this left us without a "canonical" space
> for the ordinary dev builds - not the buildbots output but builds like
> the ones Jim did and that I am currently doing as a "snapshot" of the
> AOO414 branch.
>
> I'm for deleting all unnecessary pages and resources.

I think the whole documentation needs to be revised.
But I do not have the historical background. ;-)

>
>> At least the Linux Buildbots are working again. Hopefully someone is
>> working on the Windows Buildbots after the migration to Win10/64bit.
>
> Thank you for your work on the Linux bots! And yes, working buildbots
> are not essential for a release but it would be good to see them work
> again.

Mechtilde is pleased to have a German 4.1.4 for Linux. Now she is in
"testing mode" again! ;-)

Regards, Matthias

>
> Regards,
>   Andrea.
>
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