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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [WEBSITE] broken link on mac porting page
Date Sat, 19 Jan 2013 17:00:34 GMT
Am 01/16/2013 12:05 AM, schrieb Rob Weir:
> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 5:46 PM, Marcus (OOo)<marcus.mail@wtnet.de>  wrote:
>> Am 01/15/2013 09:43 PM, schrieb Rob Weir:
>>
>>> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 1:21 PM, Kay Schenk<kay.schenk@gmail.com>   wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 7:12 AM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>   wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 8:36 AM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org> 
 wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Sorry for top posting, but I think we've discussed this enough to
have
>>>>>> a sense of what our constraints are.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> A quick proposal:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Let's start from this page:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> http://www.openoffice.org/product/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> That is linked to prominently from the homepage and the top navigation
>>>>>
>>>>> bar.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I propose adding a new section to the left navigation panel, between
>>>>>> "Products" and "More".  The new section will be called "Platforms"
and
>>>>>> will link to four pages:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 1) Windows
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2) Mac
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 3) Linux
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 4) Ports
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The first three will be new landing pages.  The last one will link
to
>>>>>> the existing /porting page.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Each of the platform pages will have basic system requirements and
a
>>>>>> link to the download page. They pages can grow to contain (or link
to)
>>>>>> other platform specific instructions or FAQ's.
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> As an example, here is what the windows page might look like:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://www.openoffice.org/product/windows.html
>>>>>
>>>>> We could try to keep the other platforms in a parallel form.
>>>>>
>>>>> -Rob
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> good idea! I like it!
>>>>
>>>
>>> OK.  I've uploaded template pages for MacOS and Linux:
>>>
>>> http://www.openoffice.org/product/mac.html
>>>
>>> http://www.openoffice.org/product/linux.html
>>>
>>> I really need help on filling in the details there.  I don't think
>>> I've touched a Mac since 1989.  And even then I was confused looking
>>> for the "on" button ;-)
>>
>>
>> At the moment my time is a bit limited for read/write the ML.
>> As it seems we have a consesus I can help much more on the coming weekend.
>>
>> So, it depends on how patient you (we all?) are. ;-)
>>
>
> No rush,  I won't add the links to the leftnav until we have the
> content pages ready.

I've taken some information from the system requirements and updated a 
bit the 3 pages:

http://www.openoffice.org/product/windows.html
http://www.openoffice.org/product/mac.html
http://www.openoffice.org/product/linux.html

@Ariel:
As you are building the Linux packages, maybe you can add some technical 
data and fill the Linux gaps?

Marcus



>>>>>> On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 8:35 AM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>
  wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 2:18 AM, Andrea Pescetti<pescetti@apache.org>
>>>>>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Rob Weir wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I could see /platforms/mac if we imagine creating in
the future
>>>>>>>>> similar landing pages for Windows or Linux.
>>>>>>>>> Note that today, a query of  "OpenOffice for Linux" has
this ancient
>>>>>>>>> page as a #1 hit:
>>>>>>>>> http://www.openoffice.org/dev_docs/setup-linux.html
>>>>>>>>> And the #1 hit for "OpenOffice for Windows" is not even
at our
>>>>>>>>> website.  It goes to CNet's download.com page.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Very interesting. Indeed this could also be the way to catch
users
>>>>>>>> who
>>>>>
>>>>> look
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> for "OpenOffice Portable", for example, and should know that
we do
>>>>>
>>>>> have a
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> (third-party, from winPenPack) version available; they are
now
>>>>>>>> offered
>>>>>
>>>>> an
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> ancient version since OpenOffice Portable has not been updated
yet.
>>>>>>>> The
>>>>>>>> updated version is not on the first page of search results.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Exactly.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> In the last month we've seen the following related queries:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>           openoffice portable     2,500
>>>>>>>           open office portable    1,000
>>>>>>>           openoffice portable italiano    150
>>>>>>>           apache openoffice portable      16
>>>>>>>           portable        90
>>>>>>>           openoffice portable download    16
>>>>>>>           portable openoffice     12
>>>>>>>           openofficeportable<10
>>>>>>>           office portable<10
>>>>>>>           openoffice portable日本語版<10
>>>>>>>           openoffice portable 3.4<10
>>>>>>>           openoffice 3.4 portable<10
>>>>>>>           openoffice portable deutsch<10
>>>>>>>           openoffice.org portable 日本語版<10
>>>>>>>           portable open office<10
>>>>>>>           openoffice.org portable<10
>>>>>>>           openoffice portable 日本語<10
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> For many of these queries the #1 page is the German page:
>>>>>>> http://www.openoffice.org/de/downloads/oooportable.html.  That
is not
>>>>>>> the optimal page for most of these queries.

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