[Scribus] Windows version still in works?

Craig Bradney cbradney
Thu Jul 15 09:22:59 CEST 2004

On Thu, 2004-07-15 at 04:49, BandiPat wrote:
> Jim Farley wrote:
> > Greetings!
> >     I have been watching the group for a  while. I asked some time ago 
> > about a windows version, and also about compiling on cygwin. A very 
> > friendly man said he was working on a Windows binary package, and would 
> > be done fairly soon. I saw some messages about him having to program on 
> > the "dark side" and then have heard no more about it. Is the Scribus 
> > project still planned for Windoze? I am locked in here in my printshop. 
> > I also have a pitifully slow computer. It runs Acrobat, InDesign, 
> > Photoshop and GIMP-WIN tolerably, but KDE under cygwin is unusable. 
> > Reminds me of a 386 running windows 98. But cygwin is still fun to have 
> > for tooling around in zsh or bash.
> >  
> > TIA,
> >  
> > Jim Farley
> > 
> > 
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Jim,
> Might I also suggest to you a dual boot machine, if it's not possible to 
> move completely away from Windows at the moment.  You might also 
> consider a full Linux and running Windows inside that when you have that 
> occasional game to play.  ;o)
> Patrick

At this point the Windows version seems far off. We still have plans for
it. Certainly not before 1.2 is released thats for sure.

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