On Fri, 2011-06-17 at 08:45 -0400, webmaster for Kracked Press
On 06/17/2011 06:20 AM, drew wrote:
But it doesn't matter at this point - with Jeff gone I assume this
'little sprint' is in my lap, but only for figuring out timing. Which is
to say, I looked and thought and figured if it was just me then I could
get it done by 7/7 - if anyone else jumps in...well that will change for
Anyway I was trying to be a little humorous in the email. So one page a
day, on average, is my goal and if so then by July 7th it should be done
Do you want me to work the pages?
Heck yes. For right now it might be most efficient to have me do the
first pass cut in of a page and then you can edit as needed, for a few
days at least and you can spin up on the details of working with the CMS
as you do.
I've got an idea on how to layout the files for a system where there is
one .iso image with all three languages on it - I have another for doing
three .iso images with one language each.
If we have a better menu structure, with the second navigation line like
LibreOffice site has, then I would like to see a "Addition To" type of
name. That name would make a second line with:
Extensions Dictionaries Templates and Sample Files Artwork and
Alright, I don't really have a strong opinion on that and would see it
as an implementation detail we can work out as we go. (lol, which is
probably going to be day 2 or 3...)
I wonder about the shared resources, beyond the themes and install
files. It would be nice to see the dictionaries, extensions, templates,
and artwork, in a shared resource.
Yes I agree, from the point of view of the disc production platform -
the CMS does have a way to handle this and moving files to the CMS is
one of the first tasks to accomplish, one that will start this evening.
I still would like to see them on a
LibreOffice site instead of an OOo one.
Different subject, IMO, and given my reading of ALL the emails lately on
multiple lists from multiple organizations I figure that is about to be
I'm planning on doing the first - one .iso image with all three (English
only to srart) languages supported. But I want to put that to the
mailing list first.
As for the Language Support, we should have the language and help packs
for all the common languages that are taught in schools or in use in the
larger communities. Marc states, I think, that he taught French to a
school population that had 50% or more students that spoke Portuguese.
Here they have Spanish, German, Italian, etc.. Hebrew is a community
the is not supported be most office suites, as far as I have been told.
If I may, also off topic for todays 'vitual' meeting.
I agree that having a English/Spanish/French .iso would be great,
whenever it happens.
We should use the wiki method of having a
navigation selection EN, FR, ES somewhere so the user can switch
language at the page level.
Actually I would go with a different approach, for the .iso, which would
be a single home page where the user selects the language (fr or en or
es) and that takes them to the top level page for that lanuages UI,
which of course offers links the files for that language. Of course
there are gong to be some files (many perhaps) that are shared. But for
the on-disc files I would not be in favor of offering this at a page
For the CMS based user facing website where we distribute the .iso this
may make sense, but that is not something we need to work out today IMO.
Are we going to have a 3.3.x site and a 3.4.x site since both are part
of LibreOffice's site? There was also an idea floating on the lists
about having a DVD with both lines so the user can choose which one they
want to use. I would not mind seeing one. There just have to be some
reduction in the Extra's page to make both install groups fit on one DVD.
Good question - I would be in favor of a single .iso for the moment at
least and would prefer to see us go with the most stable release
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