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Le mardi 23 décembre 2014 à 20:12 +0100, Jean-Francois Nifenecker a
écrit :
Hello Milan,

Le 22/12/2014 15:27, Milan Bouchet-Valat a écrit :
I don't understand what's so country-specific in a template. AFAIK MS
Office does not ship different templates in the US and in Europe. Cannot
templates be made mostly country-neutral if contributors are asked to
avoid adding too nationally-rooted details?

OMG! Did you *actually* have a look a MS templates? They CAN'T (sorry 
for shouting) be used as they are in any other context than an american 
one. Just ask any graphical spacialist.
I'm not very familiar with them except with PowerPoint templates, but I
find them much better than what LibreOffice currently offers -- which is
nothing for Writer. Anyway people are not forced to use them, they can
also choose the one that is closest to their "national culture", and
some visual diversity can be retained for default templates. (I really
doubt preferences in that domain are so strongly rooted in national

The alternative is to provide nothing, with amounts to 1) leaving people
create their own half-polished documents on their own, or 2) download
random and often unsatisfying templates from the Web.

But you don't seem to be very open to debate this issue, so let's not
argue further.


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