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

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Sat Dec 29 09:38:51 UTC 2012

On 29/12/2012, at 9:40, ale rimoldi <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch> wrote:

> 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!
> sorry.
> 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!

No it will be 1.5.0 final.


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