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Subject: Re: [office] proposal for new position and space attributes for thelist level

Thomas Zander wrote:
> On Wednesday 14 February 2007 14:04, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann - Software 
> engineer - Sun Microsystems Inc wrote:
>>> Thanks for your long email and explanation.
>>> I'm unconvinced of the benefits, and I think the MS compatibility is a
>>> red herring for lists based on the simple premise that these extentions
>>> create a far to complex solution that no user actually will understand
>>> and thus we won't end up with something better.
>> In my opinion, the new attributes are as complex as the existing ones.
>> I think the new attributes have the advantage, that the user doesn't
>> have to take care about the paragraph indent attributes, when the user
>> maps his/her imagination of position and space of the list label and
>> the list item to the provided attributes of OpenDocument.
> That's one way of looking at it :)
> Having 2 ways of altering the indent (the paragraph and the list ones), 
> typically in one style-dialog is another. I feel that having 2 (visually) 
> similar properties that interact seem like a bad idea. And on top of that I'm 
> unconvinced of the actual user need for these properties.

Ok. Thus, we arrive at the conclusion that we have more than one 
view/opinion on my proposal - that's somehow natural. But, it doesn't 
seem that anything is unclear in my proposal.

Let's vote on it.

Regards, Oliver.

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