[Scribus] help with windows

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Wed Feb 22 19:06:16 CET 2006

Le Tigre wrote:
> Christoph Sch?fer a ?crit :
>> Am Mittwoch, 22. Februar 2006 14:14 schrieb Nicholas Vettese:
>>> Is there anyway to incorporate everything necessary to run Scribus into one
>>> executable?  One download, all the programs, and an executable that will
>>> install it all for you.
>>> nick
>>>  ----- Original Message -----
>>>  From: Hendrik Bezuidenhout
>>>  To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
>>>  Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2006 1:18 AM
>>>  Subject: [Scribus] help with windows
>>>  I have installed the new version of Scribus, and then it ask me to istall
>>> gostscript, I have installed the new version of it, and now Scribus still
>>> say it can not find gostscript.
>> Hi Nick,
>> while it's technically possible, it can't be done due to licensing issues. 
>> Artifex Ghostscript (the latest and greatest) is distributed under a licence 
>> incompatible with the GPL. You may distribute gs and the source code only for 
>> non-commercial purposes. Scribus is under the GPL and can therefore be sold 
>> at any price. One could integrate GPL ghostscript, but this version is way 
>> behind Artifex ghostscript.
>> Cheers,
>> Christoph
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> But it's not too complicated, you just have to install once Ghostscript, 
> and then Scribus.
> And after that, if you want a new version of Scribus, just 
> uninstall/install. Not very complicated, I think, even for Ms-users!
I agree -- once you get the background requirements fulfilled, you don't 
have to do that again.
At least it doesn't make you reboot 2 or 3 times like so many other 
Windows installations.


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