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Brief schedule

Tasks needed now

  • decide to use drupal 6, or 5.7: 5.x
  • decide if UI is needed for submission: prefered is to just upload the template and take all data from the template meta data and account settings
  • upload of several templates in one zip file
  • decide how to recognize an existing template, and mark as updated; automated, or just manual update of selected template?: manual update of selected template
  • make seperate drupal module
  • disalow to refuse contact via e-mail (e-mail will be hidden via contact formular)
  • enable different content types for the module, like extensions, templates, ....
  • info about minimal OOo version needed: taken from mimetype of template
  • info about language of template - taken from document character property; how to recognize same template across different languages?: not needed and not possible without an unique id inside the template
  • counter: downloads per week are displayed; download total is recorded, but not shown; history per week is kept for one year, but currently not shown.
  • generic tracking module for code like google analytics
  • define categories like in OOo template manager
  • for the Extras-team: Create a bullet-list as a 'How to' for the user under the category "Documentation" / 'get some tips before uploading templates'on the web site. As a task for a later release the Extras will work on tutorials.
  • add navigation for traveling through the sites as described at http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/Templates_online_features in the mockups.

Tasks later

  • use openofice.org login
  • migrate extension site to new modules
  • migrate from extensions login to OOo login
  • enable 'friends of user' to be able to name another account to do same task for submitted content
  • use StarOffice Server for generating a screenshot of the template

Tasks optional

  • breadcrumb/top natigation path like in NetBeans wiki

Generate Previews of Templates

  • (currently taken from template file)
  • Use seperate server
  • generate access code to deliver preview image back
  • http request to server with template url to generate preview for
  • convert to pdf, from there to png
  • send image back as scp or http-post
  • http request on template server to look for image and add to template

Connection to OpenOffice.org Template dialog

  • Would rss/atom feed enough?
  • Specify content of feed

State of the project

  • decision towards drupal 5, because version 6 lacks still some modules
    • 5.9 is installed
  • evaluated to use OOo login: works with soap at tools.services.openoffice.org/soap/servlet/rpcrouter, iBISService, isAccountValid
  • asked for webserver at osuosl 07.07.2008;
  • taking meta data from template: Templates/website/submission
  • provide module for uploading one template
  • provide a new content module for drupal: template
  • general configuration of drupal on webserver and installing drupal modules
  • configure menu/layout of drupal for the template site 95% done
  • provide nice theming on the site 100% done
  • STALED: Upload of a zip file containing several templates
  • Handling and displaying of tags for other languages than 'en'
  • TODO: generating of previews with StarOffice PDF converter
  • TODO: enable virus checking
  • TODO: enable caching
  • TODO: send copy of comments to template owner
  • TODO: enable update/delete of template
  • TODO: enable and test cron.php
  • TODO: setup internal 'emergency' page with access data/instruct key people

Tasks for later

  • Implement an extended search.
  • Add a feature like 'My templates': Organize and manage own templates online. Assemble you own favorite templates.
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