[Scribus] 1.3.4 - The Great Breakage Part 2

Craig Bradney cbradney
Wed Mar 29 14:02:58 CEST 2006

On Wednesday 29 March 2006 15:53, Le Tigre wrote:
> Craig Bradney a ?crit :
> > Hi,
> >
> > Well, within the next days we are guessing that those 1.3.x release users
> > will move up to 1.3.3 and hopefully enjoy the experience there. CVS users
> > will of course be up-to-date with their next update.
> >
> > This is just a note to say that 1.3.4 promises some major changes to
> > Scribus, including work on the new text engine, character and paragraph
> > styles, GUI changes including the new Style Manager, and a whole lot of
> > other changes and general cleanups. Because of this, we would like to
> > advise those that use 1.3.x for real work should be very careful if they
> > decide to use CVS. We would suggest that you keep 1.3.3 around for
> > general use, and play in CVS only. For advice on dual installation,
> > please refer to docs.scribus.net or ask here or in IRC.
> >
> > With the new text system, or the parts that arrive in 1.3.4cvs, there may
> > be days where your old documents look rather strange indeed, or may not
> > load at all.. although you shouldn't expect any explosions caused by
> > Scribus :). We plan to provide a compatibility mode for loading old
> > documents to hopefully keep the formatting correct, but this may not be a
> > part of the first stage of development.
> >
> > We will endeavour to keep 1.3.4 cvs buildable and usable in general, but
> > day-to-day this may not be possible (sometimes some of us have to sleep
> > too).
> >
> > I expect we will release in the near future to cover any issues
> > that need fixing in 1.3.3 before 1.3.4 is stabilised.
> >
> > cya
> > Craig
> >
> >
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> Thank you Craig for telling us - veru useful advice.
> For "Le Tigre", we use the 1.3.3 (3 on Linux and 1 on WinXP), and as we
> need to make 24 pages avery week, we can't get any risk of unimport of
> text, or things like that. So we won't try any "apt-get install
> scribus-cvs" (thanks Malex!) those weeks...
> Of course I'm a bit sad cause I'd had like to test all these new things,
> but I'll try maybe on another computer (I know I should try to learn CVS
> things, but I tried once and it was too difficult).
> Do you think the 1.3.4 will release (or be more or less useful) before
> september?
> Anyway guys, thanks again and again - at this time Scribus is our great
> friend and I know that I will never use again the other PAO-softwares.
> When you make the Character Styles, it will just be the bonheur (good

You and others like you are the exact people who should take note of my 
message. I'm glad you saw it, your paper is so wonderful, I'm so glad that 
Scribus enables you to produce it.

You should upgrade to when we release it, and I'm sure you will be 
able to get 1.3.4cvs somehow. Just need to work that out with malex.

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