[Scribus] Give and take

Craig Bradney cbradney
Wed Sep 6 20:52:24 CEST 2006

On Wednesday 06 September 2006 14:11, Louis Desjardins wrote:
> >Hello,
> >
> >I agree that you can't please everyone with a user interface, and that
> >developers can't be expected to go to special trouble to include a
> >feature that only one person wants, or to change the way something
> >works because of an extreme minority view.  I have lots of personal UI
> >preferences, and I don't expect all of them to be satisfied.
> >
> >But nobody will ever know how many people like or dislike some
> >interface element unless people say what they think about it, and
> >explain why they think so.
> Absolutely. Not only do I agree with you, but I think we *need*
> documented input and lively discussion. Issues have to be discussed.
> It often turns out to a better understanding of the needs out there
> and you never know what good idea will come out of a discussion
> before you start it. That's one key advantage of being a FLOSS.
> So please, in your use of Scribus, don't refrain from commenting on
> this list. This is what it is for.

And importantly, please remember if using Scribus 1.3.x, sometimes the roads 
are not all straight and some things may just have to be a little different 
in one or two versions until the final underlying support is there for the 
best user front end. Also, just because as decision is made does not mean it 
can't be reversed or modified.

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