On 08/26/2011 09:19 PM, David Nelson wrote:
On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 1:48 AM, Warren<email@example.com> wrote:
May i ask if i may be able t download and distribute if not translate the
project in maltese for the locals here as most net connections have a
download limit, and distributing the discs for free like in our capital is a
huge marketing advantage.
Warren camilleri (ossmalta)
Legally you have every right to do so. The best thing would be to sign
up to the marketing list and make contact with the guys who distribute
the North American DVD. They can advise you about all you'd need to
know: what to include, how to stay in compliance with TDF copyright
Well he is "talking" to one - ME.
I am the one who hosts LibreOffice-NA.US, and the one who took the
original German language "beta" distribution DVD and made it work for
the North American Community. With the help of others, we developed the
idea and work to be more than what it originally was.
He is working with TDF people since it looks like he is creating
"mt.libreoffice.org", or one of the sub-domains.
I do not know if he wants to have an online version of the work, as done
with the CMS system, but it is better, in my opinion, to work out the
what you want offline and then do the editing to have an online version.
I think he wants an English language version, with it also translated
into his regions native language. He also seems to want to have it
Windows-only, with a link to where his users can get Linux and Mac installs.
I "take my hat off" for anyone who wants to create a native language
distribution, with a different language add with it.
The one thing he did say, I think, was that he would love for it to be
plug-n-play. He wanted you to place the DVD in the drive and it would
ask you if you wanted to install the package or browse the disc. This
type of auto-play has now been disabled on the Windows OS, so that part
is not to be done easy. He is not a programmer, so he would have
difficulties to make it plug-n-play to begin with.
Still, he really wants the people in his region to have a distribution
disc in their native language. For that, he is going to do a very good
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