[scribus] Picas and Points

F.Harr at softhome.net F.Harr at softhome.net
Mon Jul 28 16:50:26 CEST 2008

No, I'm just anti-metric.  I don't have a problem with an international 
standard, but we all believe in diversity, right?  So I, being an American 
and interested in the American market, am interested in American units, like 
picas and points 


"Sveinn í Felli (IMAP)" writes: 

> 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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