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From "Dennis E. Hamilton" <dennis.hamil...@acm.org>
Subject RE: [PROPOSAL] Removing all tracking from AOO sites
Date Mon, 16 May 2016 14:53:33 GMT
A question, below.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marcus [mailto:marcus.mail@wtnet.de]
> Sent: Monday, May 16, 2016 00:08
> To: dev@openoffice.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] Removing all tracking from AOO sites
> 
> Am 05/16/2016 12:02 AM, schrieb Andrea Pescetti:
> > Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
> >> PROPOSAL
> >> Remove all tracking elements from AOO-authored and published web
> pages.
> >
> > As it is, I don't like this proposal. I mean, removing Google
> Analytics
> > for example is quite a strong move since we don't have anything
> equally
> > informative in place. Sure, we could use other systems (and in
> principle
> > I would support this option) or collect nothing, but the "We are not
> > using it" argument is not really strong for analytics where the
> > historical values are important; so what we collect today may be
> useful
> > in future, even if we don't use it today.
[orcmid] 

Where is the information by which anyone here can make use of current Google analytics to
perform an investigation into historical values?

Who has the information necessary to do that and how can anyone use it?

I may simply be ignorant of an established arrangement.  Where can information about it be
found?

> 
> simply +1
> 
> >> BACKGROUND
> >> https://bz.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=126959 browsers now report
> >> that there is insecure content being provided on some of the pages
> >
> > This is a much narrower case and here I agree that we should
> > investigate/remove. But so long as something works well I don't see a
> > reason to remove it; I don't like it very much, but others have used
> it
> > in the past and may need to use it in future.
> 
> The proposal from Dennis and the reason for it is not connected - at
> least this is my opinion.
> 
> The reason for browser error messages that HTTP and HTTPS content is
> mixed-up is in no relation with collecting some data about website
> visitors.
> 
> I also think we should keep the analytics stuff like it is and
> concentrate on the problems that just results in a wrong usage of URLs
> in the HTML code on some webpages.
> 
> Marcus
> 
> 
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