[Scribus] Ideas on collaboration
Thu Jun 23 05:35:38 CEST 2005
On Wed, 2005-06-22 at 22:26 +0200, Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
> Hmmm, I figure connecting scribus and UNO will be quite a bit of work
> since UNO seems to be powerful but very complex.
It is, and it would be. Getting the basics going probably wouldn't be
too bad though. I'll put "write a UNO Scribus plugin hello world" on my
TODO list - but I doubt I'll get to it anytime soon.
> Maybe an interim solution could be a stripped down version of OOo, using
> only basic formatting, import filters, collaboration features (compare,
> merge) and perhaps some database features for collaboration.
I'd expect this to be WAY more complex and nastier than talking to OO.o
over UNO, but for the project you mentioned below.
> In fact, something like that already exists. It's called StarOffice 4
> Kids. You can see some screenshots here:
> http://iug.uni-paderborn.de/Projekte/nutzware/staroffice4kids/de/ and
> download here: http://so4k.kippdata.com/
> It's a stripped down version of StarOffice for use in primary schools,
> and the source code is available. There even exist three German
> equivalents of Masters thesises on the topic.
That's a very interesting tool... thanks for pointing it out.
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