[scribus] New Dev Version Splash Screen?

Patrice Nolin kumashiro17 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 13 03:05:21 UTC 2014

Agree !!!!



> Le 2014-06-12 à 19:07, Kunda Loves Scribus <scribus.user at gmail.com> a écrit :
> Greets y'all,
> So just recently a fresh feature popped up in the Scribus issue tracker:
> http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=12382
> Masterminded by the one and only a-l-e. After a great hardy chuckle, I
> really settled in to appreciating the intelligence of this issue. As we
> make the dev versions of Scribus more available and easily attainable for
> the everyday unsophisticated user we also raise the possibility that people
> will start to use these experimental builds in production environments. In
> general this is a big, as Sasha Baron Cohen AKA 'Bruno' would say: "Niche
> Niche."
> Emerging examples of Bleeding Edge build availability: Scribus and Homebrew
> for OSX formula, MrB very close to uploading bleeding edge OSX nightlies to
> Sourceforge, JLuc releasing an Ubuntu friendly script on github that builds
> trunk..etc...
> But as FirasH pointed out that on machines that use SSD the splash screen
> is almost invisible (because loading speed is so fast). So I think we may
> need to go a little extra than just altering the Splash screen.
> Ideas:
> 1. Append to the title of the Scribus window "Experimental Build not to be
> used in Production Environment" (or some variant)
> 2. Embed in the grey background behind the canvas (perhaps diagonally
> repeating) a watermark that says something like 'Experimental Build'. This
> would be repeated redundantly.
> Thoughts?
> Cheers,
> /Kunda
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