[Scribus] Again: Tutorial

Craig Bradney cbradney
Wed Jul 26 16:51:57 CEST 2006

> ----- Original Message -----
> Subject: Re: [Scribus] Again: Tutorial
> From: Louis Desjardins <louis_desjardins at mardigrafe.com>
> To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> Date: 26-07-2006 12:32
> MaHan a ?crit :
> > --- listen at thomas-zastrow.de wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>Hi friends,
> >>
> > 
> > 
> >>Am I right that somebody will convert the tutorial
> >>into Wiki-pages (sorry, I 
> >>don't find the thread again)? So, should I wait
> >>until this work is done? I 
> >>would spent some time in new screenshots,
> >>enhancements etc.
> >>
> > 
> > 
> > Thomas, you are most probably right:) We've
> > (Christoph, Greg) started to discuss who will do what
> > and in which way, nevertheless some initial work has
> > started to create the needed tutorial structure
> > http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Get_Started_with_Scribus
> > 
> > The basic idea is to first import the whole content
> > into the Wiki (either from Niyam's OOwriter original,
> > or from it's html-ised version), and to refurbish and
> > enhance it, then.
> Could it be possible to keep track of the changes (just by the paragraph 
> headings would be fine) so I could rapidly maintain the French 
> translation of the tutorial. I did the translation of the 1st version, 
> back in 2004 and would like to keep it up-to-date.
> Thanks! Wonderful! Thanks again! :)
> > I'll contact you off-list in the
> > evening for further details, but imho there is sure
> > one thing you could start doing right now: you could
> > try to recreate the sample file (FreedomYug) in
> > Scribus 1.3.* and replace it's content with other
> > texts and pictures, while preserving its layout.
> > I personally would prefer   Scribus community related
> > content, but there might be some better suggestions
> > from the list. Greg, Christoph?
> But, Maciej, wouldn't it better to keep this "Freedom Yug" document in 
> the state it was done and add to it instead? The text is all about Open 
> Source and the situation that prevails in small villages in India if I 
> remember well. I found that text to be interesting, informative and with 
> a touch of exotism for a North American, plus, it was inspiring ? there 
> is a lot of people out there that are not aware (still) of FOSS! Can I 
> say these 8 pages (or so) weren't the "tutorial" in itself but a 
> effective way to demonstrate the capabilities of Scribus with the help 
> of the tutorial? So, yes, the structure of it has to do with the 
> tutorial, but the content is Nyam's personnal touch. If anything, I 
> would keep it as it is and add new pages to show new features if needed. 
> The tutorial itself (the OO.o file) can (needs) of course be edited 
> thoroughly. Maybe you will have better ideas! I can still be convinced. 
> It's only my personnal view on this. :)

In a way I agree with Louis, so my opinion would be to recreate the existing
document on the wiki, then make a copy that covers Scribus are the current
level (you choose 1.2.5 or 1.3.x+)


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