[scribus] New to publishing, Scribus, and this list

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Tue Oct 14 02:13:36 CEST 2008

Mike Breiding wrote:
> Helge Hielscher wrote:
>> On Mon, 13 Oct 2008 17:50:07 -0400, Mike Breiding wrote:
>>>> Find out what your printer requires -- type of PDF, any particulars.
>>> VioVio is pretty specific:
>>> http://www.viovio.com/wiki/index.php?structure_id=418
>> Does not sound as if they like Scribus:
>> Quote from http://www.viovio.com/wiki/Scribus
>> |Please use extreme care when using this program for photo book 
>> creation.
>> |We have found that this program can create extremely large PDFs which
>> |don't rasterize well for printing. Typically, PDFs should not be more
>> |than about 5 megs per page.
>> |
>> |The pdf generation process in Scribus appears to be extremely 
>> unreliable
>> |if you are concerned with image quality
>> Regards,  Helge
> Bummer. I missed that.
> I wonder if it would make a differnce if I used  a printer driver 
> based PDFer like PDF Creator.-Mike
I think they have an attitude that is incorrect. My guess is that they 
may have experience with Scribus PDFs that are not using color 
management correctly or not at all.

We have plenty of people working on and using Scribus that would very 
much disagree with this company's attitude.


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