Last Comment Bug 594672 - remove VersionTracker.com from default bookmarks
: remove VersionTracker.com from default bookmarks
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
l10n [camino-2.0.5]
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Product: Camino Graveyard
Classification: Graveyard
Component: Bookmarks (show other bugs)
: unspecified
: x86 Mac OS X
: -- normal (vote)
: Camino2.1
Assigned To: philippe (part-time)
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Reported: 2010-09-08 22:31 PDT by philippe (part-time)
Modified: 2010-10-14 05:13 PDT (History)
3 users (show)
alqahira: camino2.0.5+
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Attachments
patch for Camino 2.1 (1.83 KB, patch)
2010-09-09 18:22 PDT, philippe (part-time)
alqahira: review+
stuart.morgan+bugzilla: superreview+
Details | Diff | Splinter Review

Description philippe (part-time) 2010-09-08 22:31:06 PDT
VT is no more and redirects to Cnet Downloads.

on irc:
sauron: because the monstrosity that is Cnet Downloads fails our user experience requirements

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Should we replace it with MacUpdate.com ?
Comment 1 philippe (part-time) 2010-09-08 22:43:02 PDT
while editing that file

Mac OS X Hints (http://www.macosxhints.com/) redirects to http://hints.macworld.com/

and BBC News (http://news.bbc.co.uk/) is now http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/
Comment 2 Smokey Ardisson (offline for a while; not following bugs - do not email) 2010-09-08 23:30:44 PDT
(In reply to comment #0)

> Should we replace it with MacUpdate.com ?

I'm inclined to say "yes"; they've become a lot better behaved wrt linking over the years, and they implemented an OpenSearch definition just so that we would list them on our search engine pages.

This has l10n implications, so we won't do it for 2.0.x (although I suppose we could have Marcello run a find-replace on the .lprojs, if we think the CNet site is really bad enough to make new 2.0.5 users question our judgement).
Comment 3 Samuel Sidler (:ss) 2010-09-09 09:25:22 PDT
I'm fine with MU, I suppose. I wish there were another, better site. :(
Comment 4 philippe (part-time) 2010-09-09 18:22:28 PDT
Created attachment 473860 [details] [diff] [review]
patch for Camino 2.1

here is a patch that replaces VT with MacUpdate
and corrects the 2 URLs noted in comment 1
Comment 5 Smokey Ardisson (offline for a while; not following bugs - do not email) 2010-09-09 20:15:14 PDT
Comment on attachment 473860 [details] [diff] [review]
patch for Camino 2.1

r=ardissone

When this lands, we'll need to remember to update http://wiki.caminobrowser.org/Development:Localization_Policies (although it appears we give no guidance about that folder; ja has replaced VT with http://macsoft.jp) and make sure that this gets put on a list of changes to remind l10n about, since I'm not sure the tools will pick up these changes.
Comment 6 Stuart Morgan 2010-09-09 20:34:19 PDT
Comment on attachment 473860 [details] [diff] [review]
patch for Camino 2.1

sr=smorgan
Comment 7 Smokey Ardisson (offline for a while; not following bugs - do not email) 2010-09-09 21:58:39 PDT
http://hg.mozilla.org/camino/rev/c68c356973f9
Comment 8 Smokey Ardisson (offline for a while; not following bugs - do not email) 2010-09-09 22:08:54 PDT
(In reply to comment #5)
> When this lands, we'll need to remember to update
> http://wiki.caminobrowser.org/Development:Localization_Policies (although it

I updated the wiki page (both to make the guidance about that folder clear, and to note the replacement of VT by MU).

Marcello, I updated http://cl10n.rwx.it/node/137 with this bug, too, since it's another sort of change the l10n tools probably won't pick up.
Comment 9 Smokey Ardisson (offline for a while; not following bugs - do not email) 2010-10-13 15:12:35 PDT
(In reply to comment #2)
> This has l10n implications, so we won't do it for 2.0.x (although I suppose we
> could have Marcello run a find-replace on the .lprojs, if we think the CNet
> site is really bad enough to make new 2.0.5 users question our judgement).

We talked about this at the meeting today, and pink was in favor of taking this fix on 2.0.5.

Marcello, if it's easiest for you to handle this rather than asking l10n to send you updated files, you can just run a find-and-replace on all the bookmarks.plist files, replacing

www.versiontracker.com/macosx/ with www.macupdate.com/
VersionTracker.com with MacUpdate

and optionally

www.macosxhints.com/ with hints.macworld.com/
news.bbc.co.uk/ with www.bbc.co.uk/news/

Everyone but Japanese (and English, once this lands) has VersionTracker.

The last two I care less about because those URLs redirect appropriately; all l10ns have Mac OS X Hints; all but Dutch, Russian, and Turkish have the BBC news.
Comment 10 Smokey Ardisson (offline for a while; not following bugs - do not email) 2010-10-13 21:54:35 PDT
And landed on CAMINO_2_0_BRANCH for 2.0.5.
Comment 11 Marcello Testi 2010-10-14 00:12:57 PDT
Fine with me to work directly on the localized bundle and to strip all the obsolete bookmarks.
Comment 12 Smokey Ardisson (offline for a while; not following bugs - do not email) 2010-10-14 05:13:08 PDT
(In reply to comment #9)

Not sure how I typo-ed it before, but no ".com" in the find/replace for the title:

> www.versiontracker.com/macosx/ with www.macupdate.com/
> VersionTracker with MacUpdate

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