[scribus-dev] GSOC 2015

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Fri Feb 13 18:24:39 UTC 2015

>>> * UI/UX improvements
>>> * RTL/CJK
>>> * Relaunch Scribus Website
>>> * Windows MSI installer (So windows testers can use 1.5svn)
>> Craig mentioned refreshing the barcode generator plugin recently which
>> we have identified as a GSoC target in the past.
>> We have the following task list that might form a basis for a GSoC
>> project. Please feel free to update it with recent requirements:
>> http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Barcode_Plugin_Development
> I just used the generator this morning after not having used it for a
> while. One thing it could surely use is a speed up in its actions. There
> is a major delay with many (all?) functions, changing the code, deleting
> the default entry, entering new data. Not sure why it struggles so much
> with its own dialog.
> Greg

Every change you make is necessarily generating the postscript and the image that is displayed. Very much dependent on your PC speed including drive speed, and OS.

Only entirely rewriting the barcode generator will fix this issue.

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