[scribus] how does scribus do justification?

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Fri Jan 29 07:51:07 CET 2010

On Fri, 29 Jan 2010 07:37:33 +0100
Christoph Schäfer <christoph-schaefer at gmx.de> dijo:

>Am Freitag, 29. Januar 2010 07:20:33 schrieb Peter Nermander:
>> > That is why TeX programs with hyphenation allowed will have a
>> > lower count of hyphens than the same document justified by e.g.,
>> > Scribus or MSWord.
>> If I recall correct Scribus is now (1.3.5?) using code from TeX for
>> justification, so Scribus does it the same way as TeX.
>Scribus does not use any TeX code, nor will this ever be the case,
>because the licenses are incompatible. What Scribus's Andreas (as well
>as the InDesign developers, btw) does, is studying TeX's algorithms.
>This is called research ;)

Rats. I was hoping for a soon-to-be-available implant from TeX. 

Oh well.

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