[scribus] attn: developers [OT]

Craig Bradney cbradney at zip.com.au
Sat May 23 01:29:59 CEST 2009

dwain wrote:
> On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 5:58 PM, John Jason Jordan <johnxj at comcast.net>wrote:
>> On Fri, 22 May 2009 23:43:13 +0100
>> John Beardmore <John at T4sLtd.co.uk> dijo:
>>>> nitro pdf 6 is in beta at the moment.  scribus pdf forms crash
>> the
>>>> program.  i am a beta tester and have submitted a bug to them along
>> with the
>>>> scribus generated pdf and the sla file.  maybe you might be interested
>> in
>>>> becoming a beta tester also and work with the nitro beta team to try
>> and
>>>> correct the crash problem for scribus generated pdfs.
>>> Questionable as it seems to be commercial software ?
>> Not only does it cost $99, it is for Windows only.
>> It might be useful for certain PDF forms that I'd like to be able to
>> create, as you can assign only limited fonts to a control in OOo and
>> Scribus. Otherwise, I can open any PDF (one page at a time) in Inkscape
>> and edit it to my heart's desire. Why pay for something that I can do
>> with free open source software?
> you seem to be missing the point.  yes it cost $99 and yes it is for windows
> only, but it won't open a scribus generated form, but yet abrobat (which
> costs more than $99) and reader (which is free) can open a scribus generated
> pdf.  then why wouldn't the scribus team want to allow other pdf programs
> like nitro pdf to open their pdf files?
> cheers,
> dwain

Submit a bug on bugs.scribus.net with the example forms, where the error
is etc etc and maybe we can fix it. How do you know it is not a bug in
Nitro PDF ? :)


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