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On Fri, 2010-10-22 at 13:35 -0400, Marc Paré wrote:
Le 2010-10-22 11:44, Ian a écrit :
On Fri, 2010-10-22 at 13:05 +0200, Krabina Bernhard wrote:
So should't LibreOffice drop
Draw module and work instead toward a full integration with Inkscape?

I don't think so, as Inkscape ist something for professional users.

Inkscape is no more difficult to learn than Draw. Primary school
children can use it so I don't see why we would not use it because it is
"too professional. In the closed source world it might have therefore
been more expensive but to us it is simply a matter of choosing the best
set of tools.

Hi Ian:

Have you tested this on students/kids? I would be interested to hear of 
the results if you had done this.

Informally the feedback I get is that it's easy enough to teach young
children how to make basic shapes and label diagrams etc in either Draw
or Inkscape. Unfortunately many schools have already bought Fireworks,
Corel, Xara, Serif Draw etc so it will take time to get them to migrate.
A big problem is teacher thinking that Paint is a drawing program! That
is more of a problem than any skills limitations in the children. We
really should have higher expectations of children. They then live up to
them rather than down to some low level limits artificially imposed by

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