[scribus] Scribus, Fedora, and SXSW

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 11 20:20:35 CET 2011

On 03/11/2011 02:11 PM, John Jason Jordan wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Mar 2011 12:54:13 -0500
> Máirín Duffy<duffy at fedoraproject.org>  dijo:
>> Hi Scribus folks!
>> I wanted to let you know that Fedora is going to be promoting Scribus
>> at the South by Southwest music, film, and interactive festival in
>> Austin Texas next week at the expo. We've got a booth and we're
>> running a contest where each of the four days we're featuring a
>> specific free&  open source application, and one of the days we are
>> highlighting Scribus.
>> You can see the Scribus logo stamps we made and the postcards where
>> folks will be getting their cards stamped to enter a contest here:
>> http://mairin.wordpress.com/2011/03/07/christmas-in-march/
>> http://mairin.wordpress.com/2011/02/25/preparing-for-fedoras-sxsw-debut/
>> We're also using one of the Scribus success stories in one of our
>> handout flyers:
>> http://mairin.wordpress.com/2011/03/11/flyers-about-free-open-source-software-for-sxsw-creatives/
>> (second flyer, upper left)
>> We also have beautiful tri-fold brochures, one for graphic designers,
>> which also highlights Scribus:
>> http://blogs.fedoraproject.org/wp/designteam/?p=28
>> Anyway, we're hoping to build awareness of Scribus and to encourage the
>> very creative and tech savvy folks at SXSW to give it a try and even
>> contribute back to it. If any Scribus users or developers are going to
>> be at SXSW, we'd like to invite you to drop by our booth and say hi
>> (you can even get your photo taken with Tux at our booth! :) ) It's
>> booth #344 in the expo hall.
> This sounds great!
> Will you be demonstrating 1.4.0 RC1 on Fedora? If so, did you install
> it by downloading an RPM, or is it finally in testing-updates?

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