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Re: [libreoffice-design] LibreOffice 4.4.0 templates selection process


Some really cool entries in the Impress category. Still didn't saw the
other ones.

On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 1:37 PM, Jan Holesovsky <kendy@collabora.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Yesterday was the deadline for the Templates contest, and we've got
> quite a number of templates :-) Thanks so much everyone who has
> participated!
>
> Now we need to select few of them to be included in the default
> installation - and your help is greatly appreciated in this process.
>
> At this stage, we need to filter out those that are not immediately fit
> for the inclusion. Do that directly in the wiki page
>
>
> https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Design/Whiteboards/Templates_for_LibreOffice_4.4
>
> Deadline for this is tomorrow afternoon EU time (before the Design
> Hangout).
>
> * Please mark those that are clearly against the conditions of the
> contest with a red background + explanation; that means change the
> "Status" column to something like:
>
> | style="background-color: #C00;" | Not licensed under CC0
>
> (you can see one example of MIT-licensed template in the page).
>
> Guideline: "We'd have trouble if we included this."
>
> Reasons include:
> + Non-CC0 license
> + derived from existing non-CC0 work
> + non-English,
> + etc.
>
> * Please mark those that might need more work to be included (in some
> later version) with the orange color:
>
> | style="background-color: #EC0;" | Too large for inclusion in the
> installation set
>
> Please use positive messaging; don't use explanation like "This
> is ugly" ;-) - in many cases that might be a matter of taste, and we
> don't want to scare off the people who dedicated their time to this;
> they will improve the next time if we provide them a good feedback.
>
> Guideline: "Generally OK, but needs more work."
>
> Reasons include:
> + Larger than 100k (needs image optimization etc.)
> + submission too similar to another template (write the name of the
> similar template, and keep the "nicer" one not marked)
> + too much text (the template is not self-explanatory)
> + non-LibreOffice fonts
> + other reasons the template might need some more work in order to
> include that (wrong spacing, incomplete / not covering the use
> case in a substantial way, etc.)
>
> * Keep the rest blank
>
> But if you spot a really good submission, write a note about that
> there - but don't use any color marking.
>
> My hope is that we'll get a good pre-selection this way, and we'll just
> rubber-stamp that we'll include those that are kept blank at the Design
> hangout :-) Everybody is welcome to that call, as always!
>
> Thank you in advance for your help!
>
> All the best,
> Kendy
>
>
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