[scribus] Materials for a talk about Scribus

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Thu Sep 23 15:24:25 CEST 2010

On Wednesday 22 September 2010 23:06:33 John Jason Jordan wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Sep 2010 11:48:35 -0600
> Rob Oakes <lyx-devel at oak-tree.us> dijo:
> >This isn't exclusive to Scribus, but I recently gave a
> > presentation to a local LUG on different open source
> > writing/publishing tools.  The slides and an overview of the
> > presentation can be found at:
> >
> >http://blog.oak-tree.us/index.php/2010/08/19/linux-typography
> Thanks for the suggestions and the link to your presentation.
> As a preliminary notion I have decided to avoid the Latex v.
> Scribus issue, i.e., which is the right tool for the job. I have
> only an hour and a half. Such a topic would generate flames that I
> would prefer to avoid. I just want to present Scribus, what it can
> do, and a bit about why it rocks.
> A preliminary idea I have is to arrive with printouts to hand out
> of really beautiful pages done in Scribus, and then go through how
> the pages are created in Scribus, running Scribus on my machine
> projected on the screen. I may abandon this idea as I think further
> about the talk.
> Having said that, Rob has made me aware of something else. When
> finished, whatever slides and materials I produce should be posted
> somewhere. Is there a Scribus place to do this?
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I have never viewed TeX and Scribus as rivals but rather as 
complementary tools. I would never try to set a 286 page novel or an 
academic text in Scribus. And I would not do a cover in anything other 
than Scribus 1.5.0. 
John Culleton
Wexford Press
"Create Book Covers with Scribus"
Printable E-book 38 pages $5.95

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