[Scribus] New member

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Mon May 29 15:38:22 CEST 2006

Dan Fink wrote:
> I am currently co-authoring a book on building small wind turbines in
> the home workshop. The draft of the book was written using OpenOffice,
> and we were about to purchase Adobe InDesign for layout --a large sum of
> money. This also would have meant that during the layout process, I'd be
> chained to a windows computer, while running my office Linux machine at
> the same time -- since I am located off the power grid and generate all
> my own electricity from solar and wind, that's a significant waste of
> power. And our company avoids the use of Microsoft products whenever
> possible.
> Everything I have heard so far indicates that Scribus is completely
> acceptable for bringing our book to publication, and we are excited that
> we can do it using open source software.
I don't think you'll be disappointed. The list is a great resource, due 
to the large number of subscribers who know about publishing, printing, 
color, layout, and of course, Scribus.
Make sure you take advantage of the Wiki: http://wiki.scribus.net -- 
and, also I would invite you to mention your work there once it's completed:


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