[Scribus] Proposal for a new versioning scheme (Was: Many Versions = 2)

John Beardmore John
Sat Jan 12 14:30:30 CET 2008

Torn?ci L?szl? wrote:

> I agree to this. We see more and more users trying scribus the first 
> time (which is nice), but a considerable percentage of the new users are 
> mixed up by the current versioning scheme. This issue comes up over and 
> over on this list. It doesn't matter how many times it gets explained on 
> this list, many new users will be baffled. Changing the scheme will 
> upset lots of things (e.g. the roadmap), but it is worthwhile IMHO. 
> Versioning should help the users instead of confusing them.

I don't know that things are so bad.  When I cam to get Scribus the 
first time, was clearly marked as the newest stable release, so 
liking stability, that was the one I got.

Cheers, J/.
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