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


Le 22/12/2014 15:40, Milan Bouchet-Valat a écrit :
> Le lundi 22 décembre 2014 à 15:36 +0100, Sophie a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> Le 22/12/2014 15:27, Milan Bouchet-Valat a écrit :> Le lundi 22 décembre
>> 2014 à 15:13 +0100, Sophie a écrit :
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Le 22/12/2014 15:08, Jean-Francois Nifenecker a écrit :
>>>>> Hello Sophie,
>>>>>
>>>>> Le 22/12/2014 14:37, Sophie a écrit :
>>>>>> Yes and if you read the announcement or the discussions on the lists,
>>>>>> you have noticed that it's a contest for en_US templates only.
>>>>>
>>>>> The "risk" being that those templates come to non-en_US users.
>>>>
>>>> That would be their choice.
>>> 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?
>>
>> It depends on the category of templates. For Writer for example, a
>> simple letter presents a lot of differences depending on the country
>> (it's even not language specific). The page format will be different,
>> the date, margins, location of the addresses, ect...
> Ah, OK. This may need some careful work by localization teams.
>
> But for more informal documents, offering a few good-looking templates
> is not a problem.

yes, so don't hesitate to submit your template on the dedicated mailing
list :)
>
>>> Of course text must be translated (if present), but this can be done
>>> like GUI labels.
>>>
>>> If the contest is only for en_US, then most locales won't get any
>>> templates at all, which is worse than getting an English template. So
>>> better start with the idea that templates will have to be translated.
>>
>> Yes. The time frame for 4.4.0 is too short but we don't want to kill the
>> enthusiasm of the Design team, so let's have the first contest for en_US
>> and the localization team will then work on their internationalization.
> Right. But to motivate people outside of the US, better say loudly that
> templates will eventually be translated.

I'm sure that will be said on the next iterations of the contest.

Kind regards
Sophie

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References:
[libreoffice-design] New templates contest"Charles-H. Schulz" <charles.schulz@documentfoundation.org>
Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contestJay Philips <ypharis@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contest"Charles-H. Schulz" <charles.schulz@documentfoundation.org>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contestJan Holesovsky <kendy@collabora.com>
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>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contestJean-Francois Nifenecker <jean-francois.nifenecker@laposte.net>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contest"Charles-H. Schulz" <charles.schulz@documentfoundation.org>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contestSophie <gautier.sophie@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contestJean-Francois Nifenecker <jean-francois.nifenecker@laposte.net>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contestSophie <gautier.sophie@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contestMilan Bouchet-Valat <nalimilan@club.fr>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contestSophie <gautier.sophie@gmail.com>
Re: [libreoffice-marketing] Re: [libreoffice-design] New templates contestMilan Bouchet-Valat <nalimilan@club.fr>
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