Thread hijacking/netiquette was Re: [Scribus] relative save and get location
Sun Apr 10 20:53:09 CEST 2005
On Sunday 10 April 2005 20:32, frank gaude' wrote:
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> Thanks for the quick response, Craig!<br>
> Okay, as you likely know I'm a very long-time user of Windows and
> Adobe, Corel design software. Right now the only things I do is
> design layouts for two mailing lists and my website. The thing I
> miss most that Scribus doesn't presently have is drop shadows, the
> kind that InDesign has.<br>
> Now these drop shadows are complex I know. You can have them around
> text and picture frames as well as just around the type itself.
> Being somewhat of a programming from the late '70s and early '80s
> myself I sense this would not be easy, with the blur being Gaussian
> and all with full control of the offsets and blur depth.<br>
> Such gives flat graphics a feeling of depth if handled
> correctly.<br> <br>
> What say you? <smile><br>
> frank gaudé (aka tanzen) at web site
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> Craig Bradney wrote:
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> type="cite"> <pre wrap="">On Sunday 10 April 2005 20:14, frank
> gaude' wrote: </pre>
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> <pre wrap="">Hello, everybody!
> I'm new here as you know. Question: Is there a place to post
> suggestions for features desired to be added to Scribus?
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> Here.. and bugs.scribus.net
Welcome to the list.
Just a couple of polite reminders and NOT to pick on you personally.
1) Please do not hijack a thread. Now there are messages which are
irrelevant to the original question - which has yet to be answered.
2) Please DON'T use HTML for posting. Not everyone likes receiving
HTML e-mail; some consider it pure evil. I posted below your reply to
show what HTML email looks like in a text email reader like mutt. At
least you are not using Outlook Express or Comic Sans as a font :-)
Now, in answer to your question, drop shadows is a good candidate for
the roadmap for the 1.3 development series.
Basically, except for minor non-invasive add-ins, we are not adding
new features to 1.2.x. The focus on 1.2.2 and beyond is purely on
stability and correctness. You can see the current roadmap on
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