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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Proposal: incubator-corinthia/test_documents
Date Wed, 15 Apr 2015 01:13:25 GMT
On Saturday, April 11, 2015, Gabriela Gibson <gabriela.gibson@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> after some long thought I figured that for now, as a discussion
> starter, I put in a simple tree with 3 simple html samples.
>
> My instinct says that every directory should hold the same sample
> files, so that whatever is in odf should produce the same as what is
> in html.
>
> I didn't fill the other directories since I wanted to settle that first.
>
> Also, please let me know if you would prefer better directory names,
> and if the INDEX file in this form is useful.
>
> As Peter said, we don't really want a proliferation of sample files,
> so, we better be sure that what we have is to the point.  3 files
> seems like a good size per sample directory.
>
> I only know latex and html, so take a look and let me know if those
> three files and their contents are useful enough to be reproduced in
> docx and odf.
>
> I have access to odf, but not to docx generators.


you are a asf committer so you can apply for a microsoft msdn license for
free, that gives you access to pretty much all microsoft tools.

rgds
jan i

>
> Whilst this looks a bit trivial, this directory will probably be the
> first experiments that new users try, so it's important that this all
> looks good, whilst being small enough not to overwhelm.
>
> G
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 2:49 PM, jan i <jani@apache.org <javascript:;>>
> wrote:
>
> > On Wednesday, April 8, 2015, Gabriela Gibson <gabriela.gibson@gmail.com
> <javascript:;>>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > It is often convenient to have a simple sample document to test things
> on
> > > manually.
> > >
> > > Instead of everyone knitting their own, I would like to propose
> keeping a
> > > small collection in (say)
> > > incubator-corinthia/test-documents.
> > >
> > > { If you have one (or more!) that you made earlier and that works well
> > for
> > > you, please donate it.}
> > >
> > > I'd prefer such a collection in the source tree, because that way it's
> > > always there when people need it, and if problems crop up everyone has
> > the
> > > same set of tools to reproduce, also, that way improvements propagate
> > > trivially, without extra effort.
> >
> > I prefer it in the source tree but a to level directory.
> >
> > I agree with peter if this explodes, then we need to reconsider.
> >
> > Just an idea, how about having a .txt file with the same, explaining the
> > purpose of the
> > document.
> >
> >
> > > Alternatively, we could keep a separate repository of such documents.
> >
> > no thank you.
> >
> > >
> > > What do you think?
> > >
> > > this is a JFDI case, but thanks for asking.
> >
> > rgds
> > jan i
> >
> > > G
> > >
> > >
> > > --
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> > >
> >
> >
> > --
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> >
>
>
>
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