[scribus] Announce: Scribus 126.96.36.199 and First 1.3.5 Beta Release
mrdocs at scribus.info
Sun Apr 26 23:47:56 CEST 2009
On Sunday 26 April 2009 09:32:48 pm John Beardmore wrote:
> mrdocs wrote:
> > -- The first 1.3.5 beta release --
> > Concurrently, the team is pleased to announce the long awaited first
> > beta of the 1.3.5 development branch which will eventually lead towards
> > the next stable 1.4.x release.
> > 1.3.5 is a major release with many new features, a rewritten canvas
> > and text layout engine and a complete port of Scribus to QT4. Almost 1000
> > bugs and feature requests were resolved during this release. Notably,
> > performance and stability are dramatically improved on MacOSX.
> > While we are not announcing a complete string freeze for the 1.3.5
> > release, we would encourage translators to begin the process as the time
> > to 1.3.5 release is close with all roadmap issues now resolved. We expect
> > a total string freeze within a week.
> > With 1.3.5, the minimum Qt version supported is Qt 4.4.0, so
> > installing it on older linux distributions may be difficult. In
> > addition users should be warned that 1.3.3.x cannot open 1.3.5 files.
> > So users are recommended to only use backups or duplicate copies when
> > opening older version files with 1.3.5.
> > We now recommend all distributions package only Scribus 188.8.131.52. We
> > would only recommend packaging 1.3.5svn releases if they are marked as
> > experimental or development only.
> Huge thanks ! This certainly feels nicer than the earlier windows svn I
> Is the way to enable spell checking under windows documented anywhere
> though ?
> Many thanks again, J/.
There is an issue with building the spell checker components at the moment on
Windows. Hopefully we can solve it before release.
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