[Scribus] [Fwd: [Techtalk] openoffice and scribus]

Chantal Rosmuller chantal
Wed Feb 6 16:21:12 CET 2008

On Wednesday 06 February 2008 15:27:28 John Beardmore wrote:
> Chantal Rosmuller wrote:
> > Still I would like to make one remark, if a program like Indesign has a
> > certain feature, you can expect users to want that feature in an open
> > source program like Scribus. I myself am a big fan of Scribus and open
> > source but an average user who has worked with a closed source program
> > with certain features will not be happy with an open source program with
> > less features just because it is open source.
> I suppose it depends if it has all the features you want or need, and
> crashes less often.
> For myself, Scribus does what I need.  I look forward to new
> features that may improve the ergonomics of use, but non essential
> features matter a lot less to me than the fact that Scribus has fewer
> severe unfixed bugs, and crashes a lot less than the InDesign 1.5 or
> Pagemaker 6.52 releases that we have used in the past !
> For us, Scribus amounted to an upgrade !
> Cheers, J/.

Yes you are right, not crashing is a nice feature ;)


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