[scribus] Announce: Scribus 1.4.0 RC6 Release

Alexandre Prokoudine alexandre.prokoudine at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 13:44:05 UTC 2011

On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 5:07 PM, Mike Sleger wrote:

> If the text shift is permanent due to a bug fix, I should think then
> some talented person might offer a script to "repair" the "bad" text
> frames in existing documents so visually they are as they were
> before, except now with the newer code.  This approach would
> keep the main application code cleaner.  Such a script could even
> be packaged with a Scribus release, much in the way some add-ins
> and plug-ins are included with applications.

This is more or less what Blender team does regarding some destructive
API changes they introduced between 2.53 and 2.55. Since then they
ship a Python script that fixes things. It's available from Help menu.

Alexandre Prokoudine

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