[scribus] Scribus 1.3.6 for OS/2 and eComStation released

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Tue Apr 27 05:57:19 CEST 2010

The Scribus Team is pleased to announce the release of the development version 
Scribus 1.3.6 for OS/2 Warp 4 and eComStation (http://www.ecomstation.com).

In addition to the information provided in the announcement for other 
platforms (see: http://www.scribus.net/?q=node/208), please note that the 
following requirements have to be met:

- A copy of libc063.dll which can currently be downloaded from 
ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/gcc/libc-0.6.3-csd3.zip and gcc434.dll which can be 
downloaded from http://download.smedley.info/gcc434.zip. Both files need to 
copied to C:\OS2\DLL (OS/2) or C:\ECS\DLL (eComStation).

- Ghostscript and Python 2.6 (available from http://os2ports.smedley.info) are 
required to support some functionality. For instance, Python scripts won't 
work if Python is missing. The print preview and EPS import will not work if 
Ghostscript isn't available.

- It also requires the Qt4 GA dll's that can be downloaded as a WarpIn package 
from http://svn.netlabs.org/qt4.


You can download a ZIP archive containing an installer either from





The Scribus Team is much obliged to Paul Smedley for taking pains over porting 
Scribus to the OS/2 and eComStation platforms.

The Scribus Team would like to thank Anduin.net/Øverby Consulting (Norway) for 
their continued hosting of all of the Scribus websites.

We are also grateful to Linux New Media (Germany) for sponsoring.

Moreover, the Scribus Team is pleased to name Resene Colours (New Zealand), 
dtp studio (Germany), Serenity Systems (USA), Vectorportal (Russia) and 
Marabu-Druckfarben (Germany) as Special Supporters.

Finally, the Scribus Team would like to thank the many end users, translators, 
testers and contributors who helped us with this important release.

==A Special Note to OS/2 and eComStation Users==

If you like this software and want to support continued ports, please consider 
donating via PayPal via the link at http://smedley.info/os2ports, or via the 
Mensys online store at http://www.mensys.net/os2ports

You can also sponsor/support the "Qt4 for OS/2" project at 
http://www.mensys.com/NetlabsQT4 -- without the Netlabs Qt4 project, this 
port could not exist!

==About Scribus==

Scribus is an award-winning, cross-platform Open-Source page layout 
application with a focus on high-quality and commercial-grade PDF and 
PostScript output. Originally developed on Linux, Scribus runs natively on 
Mac OS X, OS/2 Warp 4/eComStation, many forms of UNIX and Windows 
2000/XP/Vista/7 by now.

Underneath a user-friendly interface, Scribus supports professional publishing 
features, such as CMYK colour, spot colours, separations, ICC colour 
management, printing marks and versatile PDF creation, including PDF/X.

Encouraged by professionals and beginners alike, the Scribus Team, supported 
by a large and constantly growing number of enthusiastic contributors from 
all over the world, is dedicated to improve "one of the most powerful and 
useful open-source projects out there" (TechRepublic).

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