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Re: [libreoffice-website] No we need separate forum-installations for NL-Groups?
- Subject: Re: [libreoffice-website] No we need separate forum-installations for NL-Groups?
- From: drew <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 13:17:03 -0500
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Wed, 2011-11-30 at 18:22 +0100, Christian Lohmaier wrote:
> Hi *,
> as it was raised in the BOD call: Do we need separate forums for the
> various NL-Projects like it was/is the case with OOo?
> Each language has Writer, Calc, ..... forums, and a couple of general
> ones. Around 10 to 15 forums per language.
> This will make the Forum listing quite crowded - and it cannot be
> avoided that some languages will appear at the bottom of the page,
> while english appears on top...
> And while I answered that dedicated categories would work just fine,
> thinking about it I'm not so sure anymore. There are just too many
> different forums....
> What's your opinion/proposal for a solution?
> Does phpBB support subcategories (JForum does not) - and would that be
> a solution? I.e. having a list of languages as categories, and each
> category having its own set of subcategories, or having a Writer,....
> category, and the languages as subcategory.
> Both just don't sound right, and the only benefit would be to only
> have a single database...
Ah - yes it does - and has other features to aid in this.
If the site admin's would please install a couple of language packs (de,
fr, it, pt-br would do it) then I'll put some boards in place to show
how this might work.
One can do this type structure change quite quickly in phpBB, so once
the language packs we can have something to play with, and alter as
needed, pretty quick - if it looks like a no go we will know in short
> But it would make the "show recent/active posts" useless for a
> majority of the users, as German users don't care about that a new
> article was posted in the English or French forums...
Have a few ideas on that.
[note this subject has come up with the folks that set up the u.s.oo.o
forums and if starting from scratch today it would have been done a bit
different from what it there now]
> So better to create separate forums? Even have a mix of forum
> software? Let NL-project foo use phpBB, and have NL-project bar use
> Argh - instead of answering questions, the call did bring a much bigger one ;-)
*really* this NL issue was kind of hanging in the air wasn't it?
> But at least askbot is settled :-)
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