[scribus] Announce: Scribus 1.3.5RC1 and code repository branched for future releases
andrew at fitzsimon.com.au
Tue May 19 02:55:05 CEST 2009
Congratulations everyone, I've been looking forward to this.
1.3.5 is a fantastic release!
On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 6:02 AM, Craig Bradney <cbradney at zip.com.au> wrote:
> The Scribus Team is pleased to announce the first release candidate of
> Scribus 1.3.5 (1.3.5RC1)
> This release adds the following over the previous beta release:
> * Major locale updates for decimal handling
> * Preferences are reset due to the locale changes
> * Updates to style management
> * Fixes for text formatting, undo/redo, and some crash fixes
> * General speed increases
> * More translation updates
> Please note we have now branched our code repository:
> * 1.3.5 will be released from the new branches/Version135 branch
> * trunk is now versioned 1.5.0svn and remains the development area
> Please update your notes/scripts to reflect this change.
> 1.3.5 will be a major release with many new features, a rewritten canvas
> and text layout engine and a complete port of Scribus to Qt4. Almost
> 1100 bugs and feature requests were resolved during this release period.
> Notably, performance and stability are dramatically improved on MacOSX.
> Scribus 1.4.0 is planned to be released based on 1.3.5 code.
> 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 22.214.171.124. We
> would only recommend additional packaging of 1.3.5svn releases if they
> are marked as experimental or development only.
> -- Primary Download Location --
> Binaries, Source and some rpms (updated May 18, 2009):
> -- Further Download Options --
> Upstream Debian/Ubuntu repo: http://debian.scribus.net
> Ubuntu users are advised to see:
> Fedora 9, 10 RPMS:
> openSUSE 10.x, 11,11.0,11.1, SLE 10, 11 RPMs:
> Mandriva 2009 RPM:
> -- Source Verification --
> sha1sum scribus-1.3.5.rc1.tar.bz2 89f86c059309202341912bbc6978de390fcc0a71
> sha1sum scribus-1.3.5.rc1.7z ff29600d54ba60dee3a4a8b2f6eedc7fcc2a5135
> The Scribus Team would like to thank Anduin.net/Øverby
> Consulting for their continued hosting of all of the Scribus websites.
> The Scribus Team would also like to thank the many end users,
> translators, testers and contributors who helped us with this
> About Scribus:
> Scribus is a cross-platform open source page layout application with a
> focus on high quality commercial grade PDF and postscript export.
> Originally developed on Linux, Scribus runs natively on Mac OS X,
> OS/2, most forms of Unix and Windows 2000/XP.
> Underneath the modern and user friendly interface, Scribus supports
> professional publishing features, such as CMYK color, spot colors,
> separations, ICC color management and versatile PDF creation. Scribus
> was the first page layout application on the planet to directly support
> PDF/X-3 output, a rigorous ISO standard.
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