[scribus] Replacing Proprietary Software
nehal.dattani at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 19:55:09 CET 2010
Thank you very much for your quick reply.
> Could you give a little more information about what your workflow looks
> like? What type of material do you need to prepare? How is it currently
> stored? Does the process need to be completely automated?
Workflow is as mentioned in draft of end-to-end publishing solution (Use
case #3). We are using our own CMS and then DTP softwares fetch data from
database (mysql) of this CMS. Then all pre-press activities are carried out
as per industry practice and requirements.
In my own experience, I've been using completely open source options for a
> while, and it's generally been positive. But then, that includes other
> technologies (such as DocBook and LaTeX) in addition to Scribus.
i was thinking to use ascii document format which can be later converted in
pdf. What is your opinion on this?
> There are a variety of open source publishing tools, but in order to
> better recommendations, it is necessary to understand what you are trying
> accomplish. The workflow for a catalog can be quite different than that
> program documentation.
I am trying to replace a proprietary software,which is well integrated in
existing environment and is a major block for migration to linux on our
If you need further details,please tell me.
> Rob Oakes
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> scribus at lists.scribus.net
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