Extension Manager: Link to further Extensions

Andreas Mantke maand at gmx.de
Wed Nov 21 12:40:55 PST 2012

Hi Christian, *,

Am 21.11.2012 21:20, schrieb Christian Lohmaier:
> HI Andreas, *,
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 8:42 PM, Andreas Mantke <maand at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Am 21.11.2012 19:58, schrieb Christian Lohmaier:
>>>> Should we move this link to
>>>> http://extensions.libreoffice.org/extension-center where our users could
>>>> search for further extensions? What do you think?
>>> I think all links referenced from LO (the software) should use
>>> http://hub.libreoffice.org based links
>>> so have it point to hub.libreoffice.org/extensions [with optional
>>> parameters like ?ver=3.6.4&os=win&lang=fr_FR]
>>> That than can redirect appropriately.
>> I think that needs some extra development from my side.
> I fail to see how that would require any development on your side.
> hub.libreoffice.org/extensions would just redirect to
> http://extensions.libreoffice.org/extensions-center or whatever URL we
> want.
> hub won't host any content itself (it could display stuff like "your
> version is old, you should consider updating" or similar before
> redirecting, and could also redirect to different sites depending on
> the version and langauge/os that is passed along with the service-URL,
> but currently it just redirects..
> Example: http://hub.libreoffice.org/file-a-bug
> It is just an abstraction. You cannot change URLs in LO that is
> installed on the users' computer, but you can easily change a
> redirection.
then let's try if that would work for us. Could you create such a
redirection and we evaluate if that helps our users to get their
extensions more easily?


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