[scribus-dev] Scribus CTL

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Sun Mar 13 22:18:24 UTC 2016

> On 13 Mar 2016, at 22:17, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 06, 2016 at 10:15:10PM +0100, Craig Bradney wrote:
>> Hi Kahled
>>> This should, hopefully, be done by end of next week and if all goes as
>>> planned, I’ll be sending patches by then. You can see the current
>>> remaining issues here:
>>> https://github.com/HOST-Oman/scribus/issues
>>> The boxes milestone (the only one currently) coverts feature parity with
>>> trunk. Currently screen rendering and PDF are more or less complete, the
>>> only major feature remaining is getting path text to work again. Other
>>> export formats (SVG, XPS, PS) are in progress (personally I’d be more
>>> than happy to send a patch without those and fix them later, fixing them
>>> should be a few hours work for someone who knows the code).
>> I’m watching your commits daily to github, so just keep us informed
>> when you think you’re ready for merging. We still need some test docs
>> to be able to compare rendering.
> We made some progress, all export formats should be working, rendering
> text with Cairo/FreeType is now reliably working (after long nights of
> debugging and poking into the internals of Cairo and FreeType to find it
> is all the fault of some Scribus code somewhere else) with fallback when
> Cairo/FreeType is missing (though the Cairo/FreeType rendering is nicer
> and much faster).
> However path text is still not fully working, and there are some small
> issues to fix. Hopefully the patches will be ready during this week.

Ok, looking forward to it. I’m still building every few days and testing some stuff.


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