[Scribus] in case this hasn't been mentioned yet

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Sun May 14 03:08:51 CEST 2006

Am Sonntag, 14. Mai 2006 01:47 schrieb Steve Herrick:
> I came across a blog post on Scribus, and didn't find any record of it
> with a search of the archives, so here you are...
> http://designorati.com/dtp/dtparticles-4/2006/scribus%e2%80%93an-overview/
> Steve

Thank you, Steve. The article was fair, IMHO, and it addresses some 
usability/documentation issues that really need to be addressed before the 
release of 1.4. What I was missing was an unequivocal statement that 
is a development version. Mr. Klein was correct in writing that it is a work 
in progress, but he never made clear that FOSS knows stable releases as much 
as proprietary software does. He somehow continues to support the widespread 
prejudice that for FOSS projects "the journey is the reward" is more 
important than reliable software. But this may have been unintentional.

Nevertheless, we had the incredible and unexpectedly positive review in PAGE 
and now this one at designorati.com. The pros are starting to notice what's 
going on, and this is what really matters, since most of them are real "brand 


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