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From janI <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Help Needed: Redo the /porting/mac page
Date Tue, 08 Oct 2013 22:18:15 GMT
On 8 October 2013 22:33, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org> wrote:
> janI wrote:
>>
>> http://www.openoffice.org/porting/mac/ ...
>>
>> So my first question is
>> - what does a MAC page have to do here. MAC is a supported platform, not
>> third party ?
>> - why does the porting page not have a link to the mac page ?
>
>
> The Mac version used to be a port (you can still find outdated information
> around, with the name "Aqua Port"), but it has been a fully supported
> version since 3.0.0 or around.
>
> So the porting page does not link to it since it's not a port. And the URL
> is... well, historical, but I wouldn't oppose to move it outside porting/ if
> we can setup redirects that won't break search engines.

Always nice to learn some history. I agree with not moving it, but I
suggest to put a text like
"MAC is a fully supported platform, and can be downloaded from the
main download site <url>"

so nobody (like me) starts to wonder.

rgds
jan I.

>
> Regards,
>   Andrea.
>
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