[Scribus] It's what people don't tell you... (WAS: Re: Why do?)
Wed Jul 26 14:43:58 CEST 2006
So I was proven wrong... <Hangs head in shame>
Adobe has received a ton of press lately for their role in dealing with the
community. I was trying to head in a different direction than MS, so I
picked Adobe. I think Adobe is growing up, and they can see the road ahead
You are right though. Each piece of software has their own place. That is
the freedom of choice.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Jason Jordan" <johnxj at comcast.net>
To: <scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de>
Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2006 8:03 AM
Subject: Re: [Scribus] It's what people don't tell you... (WAS: Re: Why do?)
> On Wed, 26 Jul 2006 07:20:09 -0400
> "Nicholas Vettese" <nvettese at pdistributors.com> dijo:
>> With InDesign, there is no where to go to really voice your opinion.
>> are no websites, or mailing list, that will give you the support you get
>> here. If you were to find a developer of InDesign, do you think you
>> be able to tell them what they are doing wrong??? Probably not.
> Several Adobe employees participate in e-lists. There is one for
> InDesign: <indesign at lists.blueworld.com>. More than once suggestions on
> the InDesign list have made it into the product and have also effected
> changes to Adobe's pricing and marketing. Adobe also spends millions on
> opinion polls and research to find out what people want.
> I know zero about programming. Once I needed a script written for
> InDesign. One of the Adobe employees literally wrote the script for me
> (several pages of code). It is true that the contact with Adobe is not
> direct, as it is here. It is untrue that there is no way to communicate
> with them, that your pleas are unheard, or that there is no direct
> InDesign and Scribus fulfill different roles. Each has its place. I am
> hoping that Scribus will eventually have all the capabilities of
> InDesign because, while Adobe is much better than many software
> vendors, their future plans rankle me. I prefer open source. But not
> everyone does. We all have different needs.
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