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Re: [steering-discuss] decision on screenshots


based on the feedback, this would be my proposal to vote on:

Screenshots for documentation, website and marketing should preferably be taken on GNU/Linux, but may also be taken on any other operating system.

The Steering Committee acknowledges that there is a small legal risk involved for screenshots on non-free operating systems, but it feels that the legal risk involved is no greater than other theoretical risk free software projects face.

The Steering Committee recommends a consistent visual appearance (e.g. theming and branding) for the screenshots taken on the selected operating system. It is up to the LibreOffice community how to achieve that consistency.

Are there any severe objections and concerns (please no "beauty corrections", only severe changes), or can we start the SC vote?


Florian Effenberger <>
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