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From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [WEBSITE] broken link on mac porting page
Date Sat, 19 Jan 2013 18:00:13 GMT
On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 12:43 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:

> 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 ;-)
>
> Regards,
>
> -Rob
>
>
These pages are interesting. I may be able to help with Linux.
But...platform specific features? Not sure about this one.


>
> >
> >>
> >> >
> >> > -Rob
> >> >
> >> > 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.
> >> >>
> >> >> -Rob
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>> Regards,
> >> >>>   Andrea.
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > MzK
> >
> > "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."
> >
>  --
> > Aesop
>



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