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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [WEBSITE] broken link on mac porting page
Date Tue, 15 Jan 2013 22:46:25 GMT
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. ;-)

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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