When somebody want to download beta version of AOO it will be good aproach
to show pop-up dialog with warnings that this is not stable version and it
only for testing. We can not stopped other to write what they write about
AOO but we can protect potential users with info dialog when they press
link for downloading beta version.

2014-03-08 0:09 GMT+01:00 Andrea Pescetti <pesce...@apache.org>:

> Rob Weir wrote:
>>  http://linux.softpedia.com/get/Office/Office-Suites/
>>>>> Apache-OpenOffice-253.shtml
>>>> Or maybe a disclaimer in the voting thread email?
> Andrew's comments show clearly that these editors do not care to be
> careful or factual, or even read those disclaimers, unfortunately.
> We can be successful only if we manage to block their downloads. They link
> to our binaries hosted on SourceForge (which is fine). Just thinking loud,
> but if it was possible (on the Sourceforge side) to deny all download
> requests that do not come from the openoffice.org or the 
> sourceforge.netdomains, then the project would effectively be in control. The 
> embargo
> could be lifted just after the release.
> Sure, sites could still copy all binaries being voted upon and offer them
> locally, but this would require a more significant effort. on their side.
> Regards,
>   Andrea.
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