[Scribus] Is 1.3.4 stable enough

Stewart Noy windrunner
Wed Oct 17 16:14:45 CEST 2007

Gregory Pittman wrote:
> Stewart Noy wrote:
>> Gregory Pittman wrote:
>>> If you can get 1.3.5svn up and running, you might make your book in
>>> or, then load a copy into 1.3.5svn (or 1.3.4) to see how it 
>>> looks. A big issue with the transition to 1.3.4+ is a different handling 
>>> of text and styles.
>> What's the point of opening a file in 1.3.4 though, as it looks
>> nothing like the original in especially if you have a lengthy
>> book
>> with large amounts of text. There will be some substantial work to do in
>> getting it to look like the original.
> Exactly my point. Nonetheless we have seen and will continue to see 
> those who, despite being advised to wait before using 1.3.4+ do it 
> anyway. It seems the best we can do is to try to keep them from doing a 
> lot of work in unstable versions only to reach a frustrating dead-end 
> and not be able to load the file into the stable version. Unfortunately 
> there are many tantalizing elements in the unstable versions, which is 
> part of the fatal attraction, I guess.
> Greg

I guess I can understand if you choose to start a project in 1.3.4, with the
lure of all the extra juicy features and all. But if you start in
then I would advise staying there.
Yeah I agree that it is great for testing and even the odd shorter project,
and does also gives us a taste of what's to expect.


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