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Le Mon, 3 Jan 2011 09:50:36 -0500,
todd rme <> a écrit :

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 2:59 AM, Michael Wheatland
<> wrote:
On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 2:43 AM, Zaphod Feeblejocks
<> wrote:
On 2 Jan 2011 at 9:59, Craig A. Eddy wrote:

I also agree that ANY write-to docx should be an add-on, and not
part of the vanilla release.

Hi Craig,

I have a concern about the Addons.  In my 10+ years of using
OpenOffice/StarOffice, the inclusion of addons was a great idea.
 However, the marketing of addons was not so good - hidden away in
a place that you can find once, but not so easily find again.

Could addons be clearly signposted on the main page?

Could first-time users be taken to the addons page, so they know
functionality can be extended?

Could addons be clearly posted in the menus?

Could the frequency of downloading addons be counted and a pack of
the most popular ones be compiled?  Could the most-frequent-addons
pack even be an optional extra included with the download?

I have some good news for you. The website team is already tackling
this with the Drupal implementation.

In case you are not aware the current site at is
earmarked for an upgrade (as per the steering committee advice).
The website team has been busy building the site over at a temporary

Although the site theme is only temporary, you can see most of the
site sections operating. The site will include an 'Extensions
Library' designed similar to the Firefox addins site.

It is not finished but you can see our progress here:
The implementation of categories will be the next step, followed by
making the layout of the displays a little more beautiful.

The development site is almost ready for beta testers, so if you
wish to have a look and suggest any changes please feel free to let
us know over on the website mailing list.

Michael Wheatland

So libreoffice is not planning on using the already-established websites for distributing its extensions?

At this stage no change has been planned, we are using the opendesktop
infrastructure but for the extensions web site no plans of any sort has
been made. (We should, though!)


Charles-H. Schulz
Membre du Comité exécutif
The Document Foundation.

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