[Libreoffice-qa] Whiteboard Consistency

Jay Philips philipz85 at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 13 14:58:56 PDT 2014

Hi Joel & all,

I have been using ww8 to cover all the doc/xls/etc. as i saw Stahl use
it in one of his comments. I saw Joren using odf, so i've been using
that sometimes. I dont see much benefit in breaking odf down into
individual odf extensions as we can already limit queries by application.

Jay Philips

On 07/13/2014 09:09 PM, Joel Madero wrote:
> Hi All,
> Including dev list on this because I know developers are using the
> whiteboard status' to do queries so I wanted to give you all the chance
> to voice opinions.
> Currently we are not consistent with whiteboard status' and I'd like to
> update these so that we are. There are two blaring examples:
> 1. Capitals - we use CamelCase when there is more than one word but when
> there is one (ex. "bibisected) it's in lower case. Not a huge deal but
> if there are no objections, I'd like to move forward with just using
> capitals to start a word (ex. "Bibisected", "Interoperability") - I
> don't think this will screw up searches on FDO. I won't be going back to
> fix all the old ones (at least not yet) but moving forward consistency
> is nice.
> 2. Filters - currently we're not terribly consistent here. I'd like to
> propose that everything move to Filter:XXX, this would replace
> rtf_filter for instance with Filter:rtf. I'd also like to do this for
> groups of filters (ex. Filters:ooxml). This way we can just have
> "Filter:doc" or "Filter:ooxml" or "Filter:odt", or Filter:html.
> --Is there a similar filter that covers all of the doc/xls/etc...?
> Thoughts appreciated. I'll update the wiki when I get enough feedback to
> feel comfortable doing so :)
> Best,
> Joel
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