[scribus] Scribus at About.com Desktop Publishing

Maciej Hanski ma_han2000 at yahoo.de
Thu Nov 20 22:53:52 CET 2008

Dan Fink wrote:
> Hi Maciej -- I will indeed submit an article to the success stories
> wiki, since Scribus was a success for me and my new publishing company!
> In the meantime, I submitted an article to the About.com Desktop
> Publishing guide site about using open-source software to publish a
> book. They just ran it, and I do praise Scribus in there:
> http://desktoppub.about.com/od/findsoftware1/a/OpenSourceDTP.htm

Hi Dan, your "making of" story is just what the doctor ordered, I
believe that one such detailed "true to life" article as yours has more
convincing, encouraging power for potential open source users than many
 tutorials based on sample tuition material. In particular, when there
are money at stake, deadlines to be met, and other such essential
things. And your report is not only a good, easy understandable read, it
is very good in addressing exactly those fears, e.g. when you describe
your experience with printers in the first part. And I like your
conclusion very much, you truly know how to share and give back to the


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