[Scribus] Why do?

Craig Ringer craig
Wed Jul 26 01:34:14 CEST 2006

Nicholas Vettese wrote:

> My guess is that many people do not feel that they need to learn anything, 
> and it should all be made super easy, with 1000 templates to get them 
> started.  The problem is when you load those templates, you will still need 
> an understanding of how to customize them for your needs.

Yeah, discussion often comes back to the limited number of shipping 
templates. The problem is that everybody wants them, but nobody wants to 
create them. I'm no great designer (work I produce tends to be _awful_), 
I'm a programmer, and I think a similar thing applies to a greater or 
lesser extent to much of the team. Those with design skills tend to be 
too busy (as are many of those who don't, but hey).

Given that, any submitted templates that're wholly new work are very 

Craig Ringer

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