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Re: [libreoffice-marketing] LibO in Education (JK-High School and NOT post grad. university/college)


Hi Marc,

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 6:11 PM, Marc Paré <marc@marcpare.com> wrote:
> Le 2010-10-21 00:51, Jean-Baptiste Faure a écrit :
>
>> Hi Marc,
>>
>> You should have a look at OOo Education Project and OOo4Kids fork.
>> Whatever I think about forks ( ;-) ), OOo4Kids has several good ideas to
>> adapt OOo to children. The main idea is not to add functions but to
>> remove/hide the functions that are too complex or not used in
>> educational context.
>>
>> Best regards.
>> JBF
>>
>> PS. French speaking mailing lists are open :
>> http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Local_Mailing_Lists#French
>>
>
> Bonjour Jean-Baptiste:
>
> Actually, I think there is a thread somewhere on the mailists where there
> was talk of "theming" the LibO suite and some of this could be used to
> "theme" the menu list.
>
> There was a debate as to when you could theme, either at installation or
> after installation. I would prefer after installation and an "Educational
> Theme" could be installed that would change the menus list and perhaps add
> more educationally related extensions, cliparts, themes etc.
>
> Obviously this would have to be coordinated with an interested dev.
>
> BTW ... Do you know if OOo4Kids is supporting the LibO project?

I would say no, but it's very difficult to know in fact (it mays
depend of the blowing wind ;). As you're able to read French, I'll
send you tomorrow some updated comments from Eric Bachard on several
forum this last days, you'll be able to make up your mind by yourself.
Of course, he can't bear several of us here, but that's not the topic.

Kind regards
Sophie

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