[scribus] running two Scribus versions on the same system
john at wexfordpress.com
Thu Nov 11 18:15:51 CET 2010
On Thursday 11 November 2010 11:55:28 Robert Marma wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I recently installed two Scribus versions on my HP Windows 7
> netbook--v126.96.36.199 and v1.3.8svn. I would like to enjoy the added
> features and improvements of v1.3.8svn, while still being able to
> access and edit my older files that were created in v188.8.131.52.
Later versions of Scribus can always use .sla files created by earlier
versions. Forward compatibility is assured. Backward compatibility is
not. Once you open a file in 1.3.8 it will be converted to that version
and cannot be used in 1.3.3.x versions. However file format should be
interchangeable from 1.3.5 through the upcoming 1.4.0.
IMO you really don't need 184.108.40.206 any more. For all practical
purposes 1.3.8 is stable. But if you do keep 220.127.116.11 you might want
to make copies of your older files with an additional prefix, e.g.,
foo.sla.sav. That way you can use them in 1.3.8 yet still retreat to
18.104.22.168 should you want to.
1.4.0 will be released Real Soon Now. It will basically be 1.3.8 with
some bugfixes and tweaks.
John Culleton, Wexford Press
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