[Scribus] FOSS Competition for Scribus ;)

Christopher Sawtell csawtell
Sat May 27 07:12:18 CEST 2006

On Saturday 27 May 2006 13:42, Benjamin Huot wrote:
> Actually I think it would be great for this degree of change in the
> interface. Then we might finally have people stop asking open source
> software to copy Windows' awkward interface and people would learn how
> to use Linux faster. It also goes along with a major strength of Linux -
> efficiency.
> Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> >
> > who'd a thunk it? Scribus now faces serious competition from a new
> > FOSS project called DTP Blender:
> > http://dtpblender.instinctive.de/cms/Main/Home
> >
> > Everybody please download and test this one. Next time we have
> > complaints about Scribus' usability, we can be a little more relaxed,
> > I suppose ;)
> >
> > Actually, I didn't know whether to laugh or cry. The effort deserves
> > respect, no doubt, but I don't think _this_ UI will have the slightest
> > chance of becoming a viable FOSS alternative to the old bulls (PM,
> > QXP, ID).
But, my son, who is a Blender3d wizz kid of the first water, will 
absolutely _love_ it. Thank you so much for telling us about it!!.
Dad, btw, won't go anywhere it! :-)

> > Maybe Michael Koren will like it anyway ;) (Sorry, couldn't resist,
> > Michael. I'm really interested in your opinion!)


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