Re: Template system

On Sat, 7 Dec 2002, Lee Braiden wrote:

> From: Lee Braiden <jel ntlworld com>
> Subject: Re: Template system
> On Wednesday 17 Dec 2003 9:16 pm, Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) wrote:
> > The templates folder (assuming we went with a folder based
> > implementation) should have some magic, so that when a user opens it and
> > double-clicks the file, it should ask:
> >
> > What do you want to do?
> >
> > (o) Change this template
> > ( ) Create a new document
> Don't really want to repeat myself, but I'd hate to see this be done in some
> weird way, when there are more generic ways, so...
> This could be handled with a template mimetype --
> x-application-mywordpro-template, or whatever, and an action for that
> mimetype that does 'instanciate' instead of the usual open.
> Beyond that, such a system would let you 'instanciate' any word document to
> create another by using it as a template :)

Won't this conflict with the concept of word templates (.dot files)?


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