[Scribus] file format 1.3.3.x and 1.3.4

Craig Bradney cbradney
Wed Nov 29 22:10:42 CET 2006

On Wednesday 29 November 2006 20:46, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> avox wrote:
> > Gregory Pittman wrote:
> >> I just noticed recently that 1.3.3.x versions cannot import 1.3.4cvs
> >> files. Is this going to be a permanent issue?
> >
> > Yes. We only provide backward compatibility, not forward compatibility.
> > 134cvs is a development version with a lot of file format changes. You
> > should only use it for playing around and use 133x for production work.
> Do you think we might ever see an option to save in an older format? In
> other words, have the possibility from 1.3.4 to save into a
> 1.3.3.x-compatible format?
> A slightly different version of "backward compatibility."

Yes it might be possible. One of the things I extended in 1.3.4cvs is the 
separation of the loader and saver plugins. We *may* extend the 1.3.3.x 
loader plugin to also be a saver plugin.. however, this will not happen in 
1.3.4, and more than likely not in 1.3.5.


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