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From Klaus Muth <m...@hagos.de>
Subject Re: [ANN] Apache OpenOffice 4.1.0 Beta released
Date Tue, 11 Mar 2014 05:53:14 GMT
Please.

Am 10.03.2014 22:03, schrieb John Young:
> Thank you for an hour of my life lost forever!
We all give time to support this wonderful project - it's not time lost but
given to Openoffice.

> The link leads to a site to download the source files - no use to me.
The mail you cited has 4 links - the first one leads to the compiled AOO
4.1.0 Beta.

> I eventually found a link to the executable but when installed it
> only produced frequent errors and was difficult to uninstall.
Bad.

> Please don't send links to untested releases to users like myself
> who are unable to deal with them.
The Mail you cited states clearly:
>> We release Beta versions of OpenOffice to get early feedback from
>> users.  Beta versions may have more bugs than GA releases and may not
>> be suitable for tasks which require the highest level of stability.
>> Beta versions are recommended for experienced users who are willing to
>> share their feedback with the OpenOffice project.
So: This version is not for you. You have been warned.

> When the final version is released I'm sure I will be grateful for your
> efforts. (Particularly if you fix the minor bugs relating to Finder in OSX
Mavericks.)
Fixing the crappy finder in OSX maybe beyond the scope of AOO.

> 
> Nonetheless, thank you for a great free program.
> 
> John
> 
> 
> 
> On 10 Mar 2014, at 15:48, Juergen Schmidt <jsc@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> The Apache OpenOffice project is pleased to announce the immediate
>> availability of OpenOffice 4.1.0 Beta  You can download it from our
>> website [1].
>>
>> We release Beta versions of OpenOffice to get early feedback from
>> users.  Beta versions may have more bugs than GA releases and may not
>> be suitable for tasks which require the highest level of stability.
>> Beta versions are recommended for experienced users who are willing to
>> share their feedback with the OpenOffice project.
>>
>> The 4.1.0 Beta update includes many bug fixes as well as new
>> translations: Bulgarian, Danish, Hindi, Norwegian Bokmål and Thai.
>>
>> Highlight of this new version is the integrated iAccessible2 support
>> that is a huge milestone to support users with disabilities better on
>> the windows platform. It's the work of many month of development and QA.
>>
>> Details of new features and enhancements in this release are described
>> in the Release Notes [2].
>>
>> Those interested in the source code can download it via the links on
>> this page [3].
>>
>> Bug reports can be entered in our Bugzilla database, details can be
>> found under [4].  Questions and other feedback, good or bad, can be sent
>> to our users mailing list at users@openoffice.apache.org.
>>
>> Thanks in advance to our Beta Testers!
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Juergen Schmidt, Apache OpenOffice Release Manager and member of the
>> Project Management Committee
>>
>>
>> [1] http://www.openoffice.org/download/
>>
>> [2]
>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOO+4.1+Release+Notes
>>
>> [3] https://openoffice.apache.org/downloads.html
>>
>> [4] http://openoffice.apache.org/bug-tracking.html


Freundliche Grüße
-- 
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