[scribus] When is a new release for Windows coming out?

Steven Dayton daytonmeister at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 21:24:44 CET 2009

Do these snapshots work like patches so I download and run them and update
the current version I have installed?

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 12:57 PM, Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:

> Steven Dayton wrote:
>>>> Please forget that 1.3.4 ever existed.
>>>> OTOH, switching to Linux will set you free!
>>>> But to be honest, there are some 1.3.5svn snapshots available for
>>>> Windows,
>>>> and worth checking out.
>>>> http://www.scribus.net/?q=taxonomy/term/34
>>> Why? What happened that people would mention that version. I am new to
>> Sribus (just installed it last week).
>> I hope you will pardon my ingnorance and tell me what does .svn stand for?
>> When I downloaded the Windows version it said the current stable version.
>> I
>> am assuming that the 1.3.5 is still being worked on may not be certified
>> stable. Is that correct?
> The problem with 1.3.4 was that it was just the very beginning of a host of
> new features, introduced in May, 2007. It has never had any bugfixes, since
> very soon thereafter, the underlying qt3 was switched to qt4, and this is
> what 1.3.5svn is based on. The svn part relates to the use of subversion as
> the versioning system. You can use subversion, for example, for downloading
> and compiling frequent updates. What these snapshots represent is someone
> periodically compiling the svn version for you, very useful for someone
> using Windows.
> The current *stable* version is, and there is also a bugfix
> version of this,, and once again there are some snapshots of
> this available. At the moment, or are the best choices
> for someone just learning Scribus.
> Greg
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