[scribus] Announce Scribus 1.3.7 Released
christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Thu Jun 3 23:07:16 CEST 2010
Am Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2010 22:43:05 schrieb mrdocs:
> On 6/3/10 10:23 PM, mrdocs wrote:
> The Scribus Team is pleased to announce the release of Scribus 1.3.7.
> This new release brings us closer to version the next stable release 1.4.
> During this development period the team focused on stabilty and
> Almost 50 bugs have been resolved since the release of 1.3.6. In addition,
> Scribus 1.3.7 provides some minor enhancements:
> * New Scripter functions
> * Usability improvements
> * Translation updates
> * Updates to the documentation
> * PDF bookmark export fixes
> * Text layout fixes
> The Scribus Team considers this version to be quite stable and ready for
> many real-world use cases. However, since there are still some
> annoyances that prevent us from releasing version 1.4, more cautious
> users may want to prefer to stick with the officially stable version
> The Scribus Team will continue to implement new features and
> improvements in our 1.5.0 development branch. Features that can be
> backported may become part of the 1.4 milestone.
> ==Important Information==
> Please note that we have branched our code repository:
> * 1.3.8svn code (the next iteration of the development version and
> prossibly the last before the release of 1.4) is available from the
> "Version135"branch: (svn://scribus.info/Scribus/branches/Version135/)
> * trunk (=experimental) is now versioned 1.5.0svn
> (svn://scribus.info/Scribus/trunk) and continues to undergo heavy changes.
> Please use this branch for testing only!
> The Scribus Team recommends that all distributions package Scribus
> 126.96.36.199 as "Scribus" or "scribus". We recommend the additional packaging
> of 1.3.7 only if it is marked as a development version and can be installed
> alongside an existing Scribus 188.8.131.52 (for example as "scribus-ng").
> An important reminder:
> If you are working with 1.3.3.x and decide to implement some design
> features available in 1.3.7, you should only work with a copy of your
> file, since once it is saved in 1.3.7 format, you will not be able to open
> it again with 1.3.3.x.
> Similarly, if you are working with a team, try to make sure that all team
> members use the same Scribus version -- this will avoid many headaches and
> extra work.
> ==Primary Download Location==
> Windows and Mac OSX installers, as well as the source code are available
> OS/2 installers will be added soon.
> ==Further Download Options==
> - Upstream Debian/Ubuntu repo: http://debian.scribus.net
> - Fedora 11, 12, 13 RPMS:
> - openSUSE 11+ and SLED RPMs:
> * Note installing 1.3.7 on SLE11 requires upgrading Qt to 4.5.2, which
> will automatically be provided via yast
> - Mandriva 2010 RPM:
> ==Source Verification==
> sha1sum scribus-1.3.7.tar.bz2 9a5c68c0d72d4ced86900a80725f34aeb1e4a481
> sha1sum scribus-184.108.40.206z 3b74067c4b1cc62a1e917dcd01f3a49fb626b079
> 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
> ==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, many forms of UNIX and Windows 2000/XP/Vista 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
> 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).
> - Scribus Website: http://www.scribus.net
> - Scribus Wiki: http://wiki.scribus.net
> - Scribus Developer Blog: http://rants.scribus.net/
> - Bugtracker: http://bugs.scribus.net
> - Scribus General Mailing List:
> - Scribus Development Mailing List:
Also, import filters for Mac PICT files and Calamus Vector Graphics (CVG) have
been backported from 1.5svn.
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