[Scribus] updates

PLinnell mrdocs
Thu Feb 9 23:33:03 CET 2006

On Thursday 09 February 2006 22:44, Asif Lodhi wrote:
> Hi Craig,
> On 2/9/06, Craig Ringer <craig at postnewspapers.com.au> wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 07, 2006 at 03:04:38PM -0500, Nicholas Vettese wrote:
> > > I am currently using the Windows version of Scribus, and I was
> > > wondering if there will ever be an "Update" link in the Help
> > > section to update the version of Scribus X
> > > ...........................................
> >
> > Good idea. Please file a bug with severity "feature" requesting
> > the feature. It should not actually be too hard to do with a
> > Scribus plug-in that at least tells you that there's a new
> > version. X...........................
> Sorry for suggesting a proprietary devel package but, since we are
> talking about Windows here, with Visual Studio 2005, you can
> incorporate this auto-update feature with one-click!  I mean just
> point-and-shoot-operation and no coding!  Literally
> less-than-five-minutes job.  You just have to wrap your Win32 code
> in a .NET component and that's it.  Setup is created automatically
> with an option to include auto-update as well if you choose so.
> Of course choosing MS.NET would mean incorporating MS.NET with the
> setup (which is also an automatic option) or having the users to
> download & install it as well.
> --
> Best regards,
> Asif

Yes, the auto update idea is a good one. 

.NET bleagh.. It is one of the ugliest installs I have ever seen in in 
~20+ years of using computers. Uninstalling in some cases is 
impossible and requires a complete wipe and reinstall of the OS.


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