[libreoffice-design] Re[2]: [libreoffice-design] Minutes from the design meeting 2018-Sep-05

kainz.a kainz.a at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 14:27:22 UTC 2018


you are absolute right. When you have a look at oxygen icons they were
dropped cause there was no maintainer available since years. after they
were dropped a new designer say he want to maintain.

In general a CLEAR statement why something will be dropped is better than
have something that is broken.

Am Mi., 12. Sep. 2018 um 16:00 Uhr schrieb Pedro Rosmaninho <
mota.prego at gmail.com>:

> That's all very nice but... Who fixes it?
> It´s nice to vote to keep something in, but when that something is
> constantly breaking and there's minimal dev interest to fix or improve it
> (and it needs some dire improvements) why keep it then? Would any of the
> people in favor be willing to fix it and improve it? It's as simple as that.
> On Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 1:50 PM Halmai, Csongor <csongor at halmai.hu> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> from my personal perspective, I don't use personas, I never did. But...
>> I taught hundreds of people, children and adults as well and I can say
>> most people like "funny little harmless" things
>> like this.
>> Just imagine how many users change their desktop background, even if they
>> cannot see it the whole day. They simply just
>> like personalize it. I think such a little thing that makes LO more
>> attractive for the newcomers, should be kept.
>> If it breaks then it should be fixed.
>> Csongor
>> On 2018.09.12. 3:44, infinitytec wrote:
>> > I'd have to agree with the idea of removing Personas. Why? Because they
>> keep breaking. A couple of prebuilt solid themes would do the trick. Allow
>> people to make and tweak themes as well, and even add images. It could,
>> perhaps, still be compatible with the Persona system, but rely only on LO
>> to function, as I know some issues have been caused on Mozilla's end.
>> >
>> >
>> > Any sufficiently advanced technology is magic to those who do not
>> understand it.-A variation on Clarke's Third Law
>> > -------- Original message --------From: Jean-Francois Nifenecker <
>> jean-francois.nifenecker at laposte.net> Date: 9/11/18  12:22 PM
>> (GMT-06:00) To: "Роман К." <79045_79045 at mail.ru>, Pedro Rosmaninho <
>> mota.prego at gmail.com> Cc: sbergman at redhat.com,
>> design at global.libreoffice.org, libreoffice-dev <
>> libreoffice at lists.freedesktop.org>, "kainz.a" <kainz.a at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [libreoffice-design] Re[2]: [libreoffice-design] Minutes from
>> the
>> >    design meeting 2018-Sep-05
>> > Le 06/09/2018 à 12:32, Роман К. a écrit :
>> >> Hello, all. I agree with "killing" Firefox personas. And I like adding
>> just 4-5 solid color themes.
>> >>
>> > I've (manually) added the LibreOffice 4 Light Ambiance persona from
>> > Firefox on my trainer PC
>> > (
>> https://addons.mozilla.org/fr/firefox/addon/libreoffice-4-light-ambiance/?src=search
>> ).
>> >
>> > Adding them is a chore: you've got to use the advanced mode because, as
>> > already stated, the UI is not working anymore for a loooong time.
>> >
>> > After having doubts about personas (in fact I was very reluctant to
>> > using them), I can tell that it draws attention during training
>> sessions ;-)
>> >
>> > So, I'd strongly vote to keep (and fix) the personas thingy and against
>> > having only solid themes.
>> >
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