[scribus] Testsuite

Louis Desjardins louis_desjardins at mardigrafe.com
Sun Jun 29 17:27:06 CEST 2008

Markus W. Barth a écrit :
> When I read  the posting by Femke Snelting, the idea came to my mind that it 
> would be a nice idea to have some sort of performance test suite for scribus.
> We used to publish a cultural magazine (el Sismógrafo) using InDesign for 
> layout. I sometimes re-layouted part of the magazine with Scribus just to see 
> how it worked performance-wise.
> Years ago I wrote a document meant for uncovering the weak points of 
> laser-printers and copiers. (Irregularities in rasters with different toners, 
> clouds, registration, dirt, wire strips, color variation on different parts 
> of a sheet, color variation throughout print jobs, quality of degradations, 
> etc.)
> So, the idea is to have a set of documents each of which focusses on a 
> different aspect: heavy image load, lots of text frames with different 
> styles, heavy font usage, etc.
> This is not meant to substitute bug reports and other means to improve quality 
> of software, but may introduce a ceteris paribus into the testing which would 
> make it easier to keep track of performance improvements.
> any comments?

I think this is a great idea.


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