[scribus] The never-ending quest for a stable version

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Sun Jun 19 05:50:00 UTC 2011

On 6/19/11 3:52 AM, Andrew Fountain wrote:
>> I do not understand the concern over which is the stable version.  It seems
>> to me that the result of new development happening all the time is better
>> and greater features.  I really can't care less what the version number is
>> so long as the developers continue working on this great product.
> The concern is that if new users go to the download page, they are told
> very clearly that the stable version is
> If instead they install it from their package manager, e.g. Ubuntu, unless
> they specify ng, they will get

So? This is correct. is the stable version. Those that wish to
use a newer version can feel free to do so.

> Nobody is going to write a book about a dev version. Once there is a new
> stable version, there is much more motivation to update documentation
> since there is not a moving target.

So? Who wants to write a book? The official manual for is still
quite applicable to 1.4.0 so I would still say it is worth buying. Once
we release 1.4.0 I am sure there will be a book that appears.


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