[scribus] Several Comments and queries

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Tue Sep 28 09:14:32 CEST 2010

> I think we should put this into perspective. The Story Editor in 
> 1.3.8+ is
> supposed to work just like it did in 1.3.3.x. If it doesn't, the code will be
> fixed. This is probably what you are referring to as "minimal maintainence".


> We know, however, that to reflect Scribus's new features, like character
> styles, the SE needs a rewrite. Moreover, a student is working on a new
> implementation of tables, and a new version of the SE will have to handle
> them. Finally, there are plans to let the SE work -- optionally -- as an XML
> editor for SLA files. This cannot be done in 1.4, unless everyone is ready to
> wait several years until we release 1.4.

yep, and i hope it won't be in 1.6, either. if we don't want to wait 
several years until 1.6 gets released. and we don't want.

1.8 is a good target for a rewrite of the story editor. and it will be a 
very welcome feature once we have it!


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