[scribus] Waiting for the Manual in the UK

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sat May 2 00:59:43 CEST 2009

Owen wrote:
>> --------------
>> 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.
>> Thanks for your replies guys. At least I know now that I'm not alone
>> and
>> your negative replies appear to confirm my suspicions of FLES books.
>> I would be interesting to know whether countries other than the
>> US/Canada are being treated in the same matter as the UK. I suspect
>> that even those in Oz have received their copies by now.
> No such luck in the land of Oz. As I previously reported, FLES Books
> advised "due to the slow speed of transatlantic shipping, delivery has
> taken longer than anticipated."
> Guess telling him that NZ and Oz are across the Pacific would be waste
> of time. Methinks he has other problems.
I apologize in any way I can. This all relates to the shipping, which 
ended up not being airmail for anywhere but Canada and the US. So it 
appears that many weeks have to by with shipping by this method.


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