[scribus] Picas and Points

"Sveinn í Felli (IMAP)" sveinki at nett.is
Sat Jul 26 23:57:18 CEST 2008

Tino Schwarze wrote:
> 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?!

Maybe the user is a veteran in layout and publishing, with 
lots of interesting experience under the belt, but has still 
not gone metric ?
>>>> 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
> Tino.
Sveinn í Felli

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