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From Marcus <>
Subject Re: [TESTING] Applying openoffice-4.1.2-patch1 for Windows
Date Sun, 14 Aug 2016 21:08:27 GMT
Am 08/14/2016 07:10 PM, schrieb Dennis E. Hamilton:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Marcus []
>> Sent: Saturday, August 13, 2016 13:20
>> To:
>> Cc:
>> Subject: Re: [TESTING] Applying openoffice-4.1.2-patch1 for Windows
> [ ... ]
>> PS:
>> However, I've a point that could be improved.
>> The name of the script files are very long. Same for the Readme. Inside
>> the zip'ed file there is no need to repeat the complete patch name
>> structure. IMHO they're better recognizable when it's just an
>> "Apply.bat", "Revert.bat" and "Readme_Win.txt".
> [orcmid]
> I looked into the naming.  These changes will help:
>   1. There is no longer any need for -apply in the names now that there is a single distribution
that provides a script and provides manual instructions as an alternative.
>   2. There is no reason to mention -Windows in the name of a .bat file, since that is
where those run these days.
>   3. I still want to be specific to 4.1.2-patch1 so that it is always clear what these
are about, wherever the materials happen to be found on an user's PC.  That should be evident
without examining the .bat file or even knowing how to do that without causing it to be executed
[;<).  (It's a bit like the reasoning to have the README available to download directly
so it can be read without downloading the full .zip.)
> I'll do all of this in a 0.2.0 beta that I'll build today, Sunday.  There are some other
suggestions that I will look into, after those are in the dev SVN, that may improve the text
more.  At this point, I am concerned about introducing regressions.

I don't see this too negative. The good thing is: The regression cannot 
hide itself in an ASCII text. ;-)


>> Thanks a lot for providing the script files. This will be a great help
>> for the normal users.
>> If you need more details or tests just tell me.
>> Marcus

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