We were searching in Joomla content category layouts similar to K2 category templates. Since Joomla 1.6 this is possible.
In K2 it’s quite simple, you just set clone and rename the default template and assign it to category. In Joomla content the system is harder to set but it’s more powerful since you can override also category parameters and translation strings.
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