[scribus-dev] Tentative feature freeze for Scribus 1.5svn

ale rimoldi ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Sat Dec 29 08:40:41 UTC 2012

hi guys,
> On 28/12/2012, at 22:30, Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
> > On 12/28/2012 02:17 PM, cedric.gemy at gmail.com wrote:
> >> I think we could save more space in Text properties just by
> >> changing some UI widgets. Actually, the UI team has made some
> >> proposals and we are waiting for the first implementation to go
> >> further in the modifications because we agreed that we could not
> >> do it in only one release. Our plan is :
> >> 
> >> - have a target
> >> - do some changes
> >> - listen to users
> >> - do some changes keeping the target and user in mind ...
> > Sooner or later, I think some things have to be moved out of
> > Properties. I could envision an XYZ toolbar where you can always
> > adjust everything in that tab for whatever object is selected,
> > while you leave the Text tab selected in Properties.
> > Style selection could easily be taken out of the Text tab. It's just
> > awkward in there. Anything in Text which is a simple selection,
> > justification for example, could be in a Text menu item, or maybe
> > in the context menu. First line offset, and Optical Margins are all
> > simple selections.
> > The tabs selection areas could as easily be on the side of the
> > Properties palette, and would not take up space inside it.
> > 
> > I would propose that in addition to incremental changes there can
> > also be attempts at wild, dramatic changes, which might inspire
> > incremental change.
> > 
> 6 months is actually quite a tight schedule to get what's there
> nailed down. Adding more will turn it into another year without a 1.5
> release. It'd be a LOT better if the plans were actually reduced and
> an earlier release was made, and then 1.5.1 could be considered.

i guess that i misunderstood the whole discussion!

are you really planning a release candidate for a development version
1.5.0 in automn 2013?

if this is true, i don't feel any need to participate in a
discussion or planning for it...

do as you prefer!


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