[scribus] Announce: Scribus 1.3.5RC1 and code repository branched for future releases

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Tue May 19 19:19:10 CEST 2009

On Monday 18 May 2009 18:02:17 Craig Bradney 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
>  (svn://scribus.info/Scribus/branches/Version135/)
> * trunk is now versioned 1.5.0svn and remains the development area
>  (svn://scribus.info/Scribus/trunk)
> 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.

So will the next stable release be 1.3.5 or 1.4.0? 

John Culleton
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