[Scribus] Main Thrust of Scribus

Craig Ringer craig
Mon May 2 18:11:25 CEST 2005

On Mon, 2005-05-02 at 07:53 -0700, frank gaude' wrote:
> Craig Ringer wrote:
> >On Sun, 2005-05-01 at 11:29 -0700, frank gaude' wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>What is the main purpose of Scribus, i.e., what area of DTP, page 
> >>layout, newsletters, books, etc., is it being pointed?    
> >>
> >
> >I'm not sure there's really a particular "purpose" that Scribus is aimed
> >at / for . I know various contributors have their own focuses and
> >viewpoints, though - for example, I have a real interest in more text
> >heavy documents, automation, collaboration, and newspaper layouts.  
> >
> You are saying Scribus is moving forward without a plan?

Certainly not. The roadmap, as detailed on the wiki, details current

> I would wish for it to be a full-up page layout program with the ability 
> to have full-feature drop shadows on all objects, text, frames, etc. The 
> way it is now is okay but with shadows would do it for me.

If there's no feature request in the bug tracker, please add one for
that then; otherwise I'd recommend monitoring the existing feature
request so you get notification when its status changes.

Craig Ringer

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