[Scribus] Manual

Craig Bradney cbradney
Sat Oct 20 17:52:53 CEST 2007

On Saturday 20 October 2007 17:47:28 Gregory Pittman wrote:
> William F. Maddock wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> >
> >> From: Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com>
> >> Sent: Oct 20, 2007 8:50 AM
> >> To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> >> Subject: Re: [Scribus] Manual
> >>
> >> jeff Weir wrote:
> >>> Does anyone know of a PDF format manual for scribus that I could print
> >>> out and carry with me?
> >>
> >> This is perhaps a paradox with Scribus, in that a project designed to
> >> make PDFs does not have a manual in its own or in PDF format.
> >
> > Unfortunately, that is really not a satisfactory answer.
> This comes across as a rude and selfish reply.
> The wiki exists solely because it was made available for those who
> desired to be able to use their available uncompensated time to try to
> help other users, much as Scribus itself came about.
> It is appropriately licensed so that anyone can dive in and transform
> this in Scribus or some other environment to conform to other uses. Just
> as we have those who complain about something lacking on the Wiki,
> something out of date on the Wiki, no doubt there would be those who
> would have similar complaints about the massive amount work someone
> might put into making a PDF version.
> Hardly an incentive for someone to go about the job, don't you think?

Its not, and not in the spirit of open source software and this mailing list.

Perhaps Jeff, if you have some spare time you could help develop the wiki 
documents, or help transforming them into a PDF version for all to use 

Thanks for your understanding.

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