[Typo3] Typo3 template repository?

Ingo Renner typo3 at ingo-renner.com
Tue Jun 14 20:51:51 CEST 2005

Am Tue, 14 Jun 2005 20:20:20 +0200 schrieb Michael Scharkow:

> Dieter Mayer wrote:
>> Hi listmembers,
>> seems that there has been an interesting discussion about free
>> Typo3-Templates in the thread "TYPO3 ready to use web site templates". That
>> made me musing about extending the Typo3-Repository...
>> What do you think about this idea:
>> Goal: building a growing 'ready to run' and 'free to use' template base like
>> the houndreds of free Mambo templates. Look at
>> http://www.mambohut.com/component/option,com_remository/Itemid,73/, then you
>> know, what I'm talking about. 
> Hi Dieter,
> I am not convinced of making such a mass of ready-to-run templates for
> some reasons:
> 1. TYPO3 is a professional tool for professional sites. Professional
> sites need custom templates.
> 2. Mass templates are boring to annoying to look at. If I see another
> site with the Kubrick template, I'll go somewhere else.
> 3. The goal for the new template project I am working on is basically to
> aid with template building and show off common features of TYPO3. Thus,
> I expect the static templates to be a starting point for writing one's
> own TS templates (which is the most fun in playing with TYPO3, right?),
> I do *not* intend these templates to be used "as is" because I am bored
> by them already ;)
4. Some are making money by selling templates which wouldn't be possible
when having a big repository
5. Nobody will learn using TYPO3 templating techniques by just klicking the
'install extension' button.


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