[Scribus] Summer Of Code?

Craig Bradney cbradney
Tue Apr 18 23:35:18 CEST 2006

On Tuesday 18 April 2006 23:28, Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
> > Got a project that can fit into the massive upheaval that the codebase is
> > going through right now?
> I can think of some interesting projects that would move Scribus forward
> and save developer time.
> - Build a bridge to ImageMagick, so this can be used as "Swiss knife" for
> graphics import (reads 95 formats:
> http://www.imagemagick.org/script/formats.php)


> - In the alternative, build a bridge to OpenOffice.org for text,
> spreadsheet, presentation, and vector import.

Riku won SoC Finland for rewriting and enhancing all importers.

> - There has been talk about a stand alone story editor.

Needs new file format.

> - LaTeX support (http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=128)

Interesting, Andreas has ideas here. Needs our discussed at LGM frames changes 
for one method.. others not.

> - Rewrite and enhance the table features

Possible, tho so much is changing.. but a PoC could be done

> - Footnotes and marginal notes (seems to be postponed and no longer planned
> for 1.4)

All depends on text...

> - Spreading and choking


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