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Yes I do. I've already emailed Andreas Mantke about this but I'll gladly sum up my main points again. Please take this as constructive criticism, I certainly want this project to succeed :)

The process is fiendishly complicated and rather cryptic. Now, I apologise for being slightly vague, having only one extension I did not go through the process more than once and I wasn't making notes, so this is from memory.

1) The window where one uploads the extensions is crackers. Mine is a spellchecker, something.oxt. I selected the file and moved one. But in the process of uploading, the .oxt was stripped and in some *other* window where I was asked for a name (I think) it neither stated (nor did it occur to me) that I have to add the .oxt onto the filename again. Why? If I'm uploading xxxx.oxt, then the system should recognise this. Also, I suspect that most people already have given their desired name to their extensions, so the option of renaming seems rather superfluous.

At no point was there a warning either that my extension was unworkable due to a lack of .oxt. Fortunately someone spotted this when testing and we fixed it... but that's slightly mad.

2) Too many obscure windows. In the process, I'm asked to name and version my extension several times but on neither occassion was it obvious to me what actually went where in the end. For some reasons - and I don't seem to be able to change that though I'Ve certainly tried - mine is now called
Current Release
An Dearbhair Beag - Scottish Gaelic Spellchecker an-dearbhair

and the Version is

I certainly didn't want the current release to be that long or the version to be text... but I still can't figure how to amend those bits. Maybe I'm just more used to it but the OO extension site was a lot easier to handle.

If you want to check out the mess I managed to create, see

Salude e trigu,


20/11/2011 16:03, sgrìobh webmaster for Kracked Press Productions:
Any ideas about what is going on?
Any ideas on how a user can get the listed software?
Should we allow an extension/template be listed if there is no file to test out?

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