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Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contest


Hi,

Le 22/12/2014 10:40, Sophie a écrit :

We often worry about lack of community involvement, but, when there is a
wonderful occasion where community involvement with such a contest where
there is a low-entry level of understanding of LibreOffice and where
template usage is directed towards our users, we do not even provide
users the chance to vote on a template contest ... surely a users idea
of what a good and purposeful template would be different from a
designer's perspective.

I'm *very* reluctant to such a community project: templates very often show their cultural origin. This means that an american template won't fit a French user at all, and vice versa. There are some such templates on the extensions website already. I had written about that problem to the authors, hoping to find a way to make better tools, to no avail yet.


I'm not sure users are aware of all the needed things to have a reliable
template and one that could be localized too, so the best way would be
that the design team does a pre selection and let the users vote only on
the templates that complies.

Could the Design team devise a" template template" that international users could use as a starting point?


My 2 cents,
--
Jean-Francois Nifenecker - Bordeaux

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Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contest"Charles-H. Schulz" <charles.schulz@documentfoundation.org>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contestK-J LibreOffice <k-j@libreoffice.org>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contestSophie <gautier.sophie@gmail.com>
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