[Libreoffice] over-long extensions manager list ...

Jesús Corrius jesus at softcatala.org
Wed Feb 2 03:22:10 PST 2011

On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 12:10 PM, plino <pedlino at gmail.com> wrote:
> If I may contribute with my 2cents why not use the best ideas already on the
> field?
> The perfect installer IMHO should start with a simple box to select the
> language used by the installer itself (where the detected locale is
> suggested)
> An example is the first screen for the FLOSS Abiword
> http://www.abisource.com/
> http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/file/n2404563/Select_language.png
> This variable (user confirmed) can be used from this step forward in the
> installer dialogs and inclusively to select the language of the GNU
> agreement and obviously for selecting the GUI and dictionaries to be
> installed.
> But better yet on the next step use the best solution already provided also
> by Abiword
> The components are selected according to the type of install but the user
> can see what is selected and add/remove any component on the same screen
> (please notice that all the text in this installation step is already
> displayed in the language selected on the first step, I just switched to
> English for this example)
> http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/file/n2404563/components.png
> Finally the cherry on the top of the cake:  in addition to the included
> dictionaries (English is included as default but others can probably be
> added) you have an option to download other dictionaries during installation
> (although you can also add them on the fly at any time after installation)
> http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/file/n2404563/dictionaries.png
> I think this is the best installer possible.

LibreOffice is distributed in a CD-ROM in places where is no internet
connection (yes, they still exist) so it's good if the diccionaries
are not downloaded but are bundled in the installer.

Jesús Corrius <jesus at softcatala.org>
Document Foundation founding member
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