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On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 9:20 AM, Christoph Noack <> wrote:
So, to me, the aim of consistent screenshots make totally sense - even or especially from a 
community POV.

Well, in any case, as someone who is a constant presence in the LibO
docs team, I'll certainly cooperate in promoting/coordinating uptake
of the initiative if it takes off.

But, like I already said, I'm wary of complexifying the process of
getting involved in docs contribution, and I don't feel like seeing
things get over-regulated in the docs team. A) Don't we get enough of
that in daily life already? Contributing to an OS project is supposed
to be fun, not an over-regulated part-time job with as many rules as
your day job. B) It is so easy to scare new contributors off. For some
time now, practically every newcomer has faded after just a short time
of getting involved. If there's too much outside interference from
people who don't actually regularly take part in the English docs
team's life, it might not actually help us build a stable docs team,
C) Personally, I just don't see any need for standardization and

However, if this thing gets off the ground and has broad support, I'll
certainly cooperate as a good team player. I'll be monitoring the

BTW, all this is just my 2 cents. Please don't shoot me down for
voicing it. TIA.

David Nelson

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