[Scribus] DTP file standard?

Arron Robinson mouserar
Fri May 27 17:06:56 CEST 2005

JDF is being pushed as a DTP publishing standard already. It may be
worth looking into dovetailing into that spec.

It is an XML Schema, so I wouldn't think it would be too much of a stretch.

On 5/27/05, zee <zeekey at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> I know that Quark and Adobe would howl at this thought, but what about
> the idea of pushing for a
> DTP file standard?
> Gimp, Photoshop, Cinepaint, Painter, et al, can all read and write
> several common formats in addition to having their own native file
> formats..
> Why not Scribus and the others? Granted DTP files can be more
> complicated, but all computer files are just sets of instructions and
> data, right?
> Is that on the plate? I'd think a lingua franca format would be
> conceptually in line with the whole notion of open source software..
> John
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