[scribus] external text files, was: Using SVN for Scribus sla files

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sat Oct 4 16:39:33 CEST 2008

Calum Polwart wrote:
>>  In that version it should be
>> possible to edit the external files with a suitable XML editor (
> Does such an animal exist?  On the few occasions I've had to edit XML
> I've always resorted to plain text editor.  I guess my less enlightened
> colleagues might expect some WYSIWYG type windows front end...?
There are various libraries for parsing and editing XML using Python, 
Perl, and I'm sure others.
These are not generic, and scripts would have to be customized to handle 
the particulars of Scribus markup.


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