[scribus] Beware 1.5.2 trunk

Craig Bradney cbradney at scribus.info
Thu Mar 24 18:57:27 UTC 2016

> On 24 Mar 2016, at 19:55, Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
> On 03/24/2016 12:26 PM, JLuc wrote:
>> CTL Complex Script Layout big patch has been merged into svn trunk.
>> This is big news since it will enable more langage writings
>> to use scribus, and it might also help fix some long lasting
>> layout issues.
>> It's necessary to test it thoroughfully and report any issues.
>> On the other hand, those who wish to use the latest long tested
>> and approved version, before benefiting or latest CTL new scribus
>> ought to stick to release r21098
>> If you use maksvn script, you can get that version with following command :
>> maksvn -r 21098
> Another thing that could be done prior to updating svn is to rename the
> prior folder where 1.5.2svn was, so then you can have a pre-CTL svn and
> a post-CTL svn at the same time.

CTL was NOT merged last night. “Boxes” was. CTL requires Boxes, but the rendering of text of Boxes looks to be very very similar to previous code although does so with better code and 3000 less lines of code.


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