[scribus] Picas and Points

Tino Schwarze scribus.lists at tisc.de
Sat Jul 26 20:53:06 CEST 2008

On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 12:32:47PM -0600, F.Harr at softhome.net wrote:

> The only place that USES picas and points is the U.S. and Brittain.  Who 
> cares?  France uses Ciceros and Dideros and everywhere ells uses 
> milimeters. Who cares? 

Maybe the developer who needs to implement lots of special cases because
he/she cannot rely on localization functions any more?!

> >>Thanks all.  If it's not too late to say, I prefere a comma, rather than 
> >>a "p", but it's only a minor "point".  
> >>
> >
> >Comma is used as a decimal point in some locales and as a 1000 separator in
> >others.
> >IMO it's a bad choice to give it the pica/point meaning.  
> >
> >/Andreas


"What we nourish flourishes." - "Was wir nähren erblüht."


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