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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: Portable version (X-ApacheOpenOffice by winPenPack) updated
Date Sun, 28 Jul 2013 12:32:41 GMT
Am 07/28/2013 02:23 PM, schrieb Guy Waterval:
> Hi all,
>
> 2013/7/28 Andrea Pescetti<pescetti@apache.org>
>
>> On 24/07/2013 Hagar Delest wrote:
>>
>>> Huge thanks for such reactivity indeed.
>>>
>>
>> But a lot of people are missing it due to the "portable" version being too
>> hidden in our download infrastructure.
>>
>> What's the best solution to ensure that:
>> 1) Users can actually find the "portable" version and
>> 2) Users are correctly informed that this is a third-party port?
>>
>> My proposal (subject to lazy consensus or discussion here) would be to
>> modify
>> http://www.openoffice.org/**download/<http://www.openoffice.org/download/>
>> as follows: add it to the line that says
>> Get all platforms, languages, language packs | Source Code tarballs and
>> SDK |
>> so that it becomes
>> Get all platforms, languages, language packs | Source Code tarballs and
>> SDK | Third-party and portable versions
>>
>> and to link the additional text to
>> http://www.openoffice.org/**porting/<http://www.openoffice.org/porting/>
>> so that people are correctly informed. This also ensures that when/if we
>> have other portable versions available nothing needs to be changed.
>
>
> +1
> Other proposal : the creation of an official flyer in English "How to start
> with AOO 4.0" with a summary of  the important informations  and links
> (installation, extensions, portability, etc. no need to detail the
> functions of the different modules in such a flyer). Everybody could
> download it and share it with the correct informations. When modifications,
> they are applied directly on the flyer which is always actualized.
> A good way to discover that the new logo has some issue when printing in
> B&W. As I voted for it without control the results in black and white
> impression, so it is also my fault ;-)
> An opportunity to have some marketing material to distribute on stands ,
> etc...

I'm already working with OpenOffice since many years, so I don't know if 
this is still needed by many users. ;-) But it sounds good and helpful.

However, to not mixed things up and to get the most attention you would 
write your proposal as new mail thread.

Marcus

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