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From Matthias Seidel <matthias.sei...@hamburg.de>
Subject Re: 4.1.4 blockers (Was: Re: Release 4.1.3 (4.1.4))
Date Sat, 20 May 2017 10:30:11 GMT
Hi Jim,

That is alright with me...

...if we start working on a 4.2.0 branch as soon as possible! ;-)

Regards, Matthias


Am 17.05.2017 um 17:36 schrieb Jim Jagielski:
> My plan is to hold off on accepting this... 
>
>> On May 3, 2017, at 2:36 PM, Marcus <marcus.mail@wtnet.de> wrote:
>>
>> Am 03.05.2017 um 11:54 schrieb Matthias Seidel:
>>> An installer for Windows (and macOS) with an outdated ASF logo is
>>> "broken" (in my eyes) ;-)
>>>
>>> 80% of our downloads are for Windows, 15% for macOS. They should see the
>>> new logo!
>> the logos are visible just at 2 places:
>> - splash screen
>> --> With the modern PC systems these days it's visible for only - hm, let's say
- 1,5 sec.
>>
>> - About dialog
>> --> IMHO a dialog that is one of the most seldom opened dialogs in
>> OpenOffice.
>>
>> I don't want to sound too negative. I just doubt that the most users will notice
this graphical change. ;-)
>>
>> However, at the end it's the decision of the Release Manager if he is accepting this
as a blocker.
>>
>>> Apart from that, no code! Just some graphics...
>> Sure, but every change is a risk. And it should be prevented in general when it's
not necessary. I don't make a difference between code and non-code.
>>
>> Paranoia? Maybe.
>> Experience? Yes.
>>
>> Marcus
>>
>>
>>
>>> Am 03.05.2017 um 00:11 schrieb Marcus:
>>>> Am 02.05.2017 um 23:51 schrieb Matthias Seidel:
>>>>> Am 02.05.2017 um 13:42 schrieb Jim Jagielski:
>>>>>>> On Mar 22, 2017, at 8:43 AM, Matthias Seidel
>>>>>>> <matthias.seidel@hamburg.de> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>> If we decide to get the new ASF logos for the installer, we should also
>>>>> update the setup icons for Windows/macOS and the Intro/About Dialog.
But
>>>>> there has been a discussion with Andrea and Marcus whether to include
>>>>> such things or not...
>>>> correct, new graphics cannot be a blocker for a release. Except the
>>>> existing ones are broken. But this is not the case here.
>>>>
>>>> Sorry, but we should clearly think twice if a change is necessary for
>>>> a bugfix release. Every change has its own risk.
>>>>
>>>> My 2 ct.
>>>>
>>>> Marcus
>>
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