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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Anything we can do about premature redistribution?
Date Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:23:42 GMT
On 3/7/14 4:21 PM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On 07.03.2014 15:22, Rob Weir wrote:
>> Evidently we're already released, on some websites at least:
>>
>> http://linux.softpedia.com/get/Office/Office-Suites/Apache-OpenOffice-253.shtml
>>
>>
>> How much do we care about this?   The risk, I suppose, is on
>> Softpedia, that we could find a last-minute defect in the NOTICE or
>> other legal files, and they find themselves distributing a package
>> that is not correct.  But the practical risk there is small.
>>
>> The greater risk is to users, that we find a last-minute fatal bug
>> that causes us to cancel the vote, but there are versions of the
>> Release Candidate still floating around.  That can hurt the AOO
>> reputation if that happened.
>>
>> I'm not sure we can prevent this from happening, and still have an
>> open and transparent voting process.  But maybe there is something we
>> can do to discourage it?
>>
> 
> 
> softpedia is not the only one:
> - http://www.chip.de/downloads/OpenOffice_14324674.html
> - http://www.computerbase.de/downloads/office/
> 

I think we can create a blog explaining the voting procedure and make
clear where we are in the process and that it is the RC of the Beta only.

But I don't know if this would really help to avoid confusion.

Juergen


> 
> Best regards, Oliver.
> 
>> -Rob
>>
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