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- Subject: [libreoffice-marketing] remove
- From: "WorldLabel.com" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2012 10:59:32 -0400
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 10:58 AM, Cor Nouws <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi Marc,
> Marc Paré wrote (10-04-12 15:46)
> I think that there should be some kind of rewording of the text in the
>> download page done as soon as possible as I don't think that the text
>> that is on the Download page does not go far enough to warn users of the
>> two offerings of LibreOffice 3.5.x and 3.4.x branches. There should be,
>> at the very least, a demonstrated effort from our group of the intended
>> use of the two versions.
> I disagree that it has to be as soon as possible.
> There has been many months, maybe even a year, between the initial
> requests and ideas for making our download suitable for average users and
> the fix. (I remember myself late in the nights somewhere between Christmas
> and and New years eve, in my vacation, picking this whole thread up.)
> So I fail to see where the urgency is now.
> As written before: there have been long and extensive discussions. And not
> only that, also :
> At this point, the download page does not inform the user of the stable
>> 3.4.x branch for large deployments or users looking for such a product.
> a. the 3.5. branch is stable. And in many aspects better then the 3.4
> b. Anyone leading a serious deployment will read the release notes and
> policy. Period.
> (Hmm, looks as if I start to repeat myself. Not something I am usually
> I suspect that, in some countries, the language used on the download
>> page would not be considered "consumer-friendly" enough to warn people
>> of the risks of downloading an "in-development" version of software when
>> a stable version is available.
> It is an artificial distinction to talk about 'stable' and 'in
> development' here.
> For the non stable we have the pre-releases and the dailies.
> We need to rework the language to avoid such risks.
> General remark (not meant for you personally):
> I think the woes about bugs in 3.5 is overdone. It might easily become
> sickening and counter productive. Rather then just counting numbers, better
> triaging, bundling en description of issues is helpful.
> I put this on the marketing list as this discussion has more to do about
>> the rationalizing of the language used on the Download page from a
>> marketing point of view.
> There was a very large discussion that led to the change of the page.
> And I think that it's not good to change it over and again, without
> respect to the previous discussion.
> If there are new facts, or previously not noticed insights and such, it is
> useful to reopen the discussion of course.
> Kind regards,
> - Cor
> - http://nl.libreoffice.org
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