[Libreoffice] Check for updates uses keep-alive / impacts the server (opengrok, tinderbox..)

Thorsten Behrens thb at documentfoundation.org
Wed Jan 18 01:59:23 PST 2012

Stefan Knorr (Astron) wrote:
> sorry for coming late to the discussion... anyway, I don't think it
> makes much sense to let users decide at what interval to check for
> updates.
I agree, at least to the point that it's one more of those options
where the cost does outweigh the benefit. Let's keep it in the xml
config, though.

> For some interesting ideas about spreading update checks equally over
> time, also see here:
> http://adblockplus.org/blog/downloading-a-file-regularly-how-hard-can-it-be
Could I interest you in having a go at that? ;)


-- Thorsten
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