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


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
contexts.)

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.


Regards

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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 contestJean-Francois Nifenecker <jean-francois.nifenecker@laposte.net>
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