[scribus] A living dinosaur

"Christoph Schäfer" christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Sat May 11 04:07:26 UTC 2013

> Gesendet: Freitag, 10. Mai 2013 um 22:21 Uhr
> Von: "José Young" <young.vn at gmail.com>
> An: scribus at lists.scribus.net
> Betreff: [scribus] A living dinosaur
> I have been watching the list for some time. It is interesting that there
> are mentions of many different programs and many different format
> conversions. That is all but one: Ventura Publisher and the vp format
> I first used it when it came out in the little 2 1/2 diskettes many years
> ago, and it slowly progressed to version 7... the last version.
> This all leads me to think that it is deader than I thought. I find it is
> still very adequate for our publishing effort. And I know that there are
> others that use it, but... it looks like we are a very very small minority.
> Too bad... it is (was) a very good program.
> I mention this for the history buffs among us.

Ventura was b&b'd (bought and buried) by Corel. IIRC, it was more like FrameMaker (I think I still have a demo version somewhere, but I'm too lazy to rummage my CD wallets).


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