[scribus] Waiting for the Manual in the UK
William F. Maddock
billsey at earthlink.net
Fri May 1 15:21:28 CEST 2009
>From: Tornóci László <torlasz at net.sote.hu>
>Sent: May 1, 2009 5:48 AM
>To: Scribus User Mailing List <scribus at lists.scribus.net>
>Subject: Re: [scribus] Waiting for the Manual in the UK
>Keith Abraham wrote:
>> Has anyone residing in the UK received their copy of the manual yet?
>> I ordered my copy in January and I've still not received it. I gathered
>> from the Scribus website that I should have received my copy by the 10th
>> of April but here it is the 1st May and I'm still waiting. Also, unless
>> I'm missing something, there doesn't seem to be any further delivery
>> updates on the Scribus site.
>> What's more FLES Books don't respond to my emails so I'm beginning to
>> smell a rat in that quarter. They boast of having "ethical practices"
>> but in reality it appears that don't practise what they preach.
>> Certainly not a firm I could recommend to anyone.
>I'll second to that. My credit card was charged on Dec 7, 2008. I
>haven't received the book yet, almost half a year later. I am patient, I
>understand the problems described on this list, but half a year should
>be enough for an honest company to solve the problems and deliver the book.
Perhaps, in the future, keeping in mind cases such as these, it could become possible for the scribus team to purchase a few copies themselves (as a group, not so much the individuals) to pass out to users who fall through the cracks, so to speak.
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