[scribus] Aligning frames
snowshed1 at q.com
Wed Jan 4 23:48:02 UTC 2017
On 1/4/17 12:42 PM, Peter Nermander wrote:
> If you want people to switch, you have to be as good or *better* than the
>> program that's being replaced.
> Why would anyone want people to switch to Scribus? Nobody is making money
> on people using Scribus, nobody gains anything from more users using
> Scribus. Developers work for free on their own spare time, why would they
> want more users with more demands? :)
<G> Because if you are in business, you want to keep costs to a
minimum. And there's a growing number of people who would buy CS
whatever, but they don't like the subscription model at all.
You also gain a reputation. That reputation can be good or bad. You
can write books, you could sell small help books on Amazon, and probably
a number of other related things that can done in order to generate some
I'll bet Greg and Christoph wouldn't mind selling more Scribus books if
there are more users. LOL
> Switch to Scribus if you like it, use something else if you don't like
> Scribus. Or help coding the features you want, if you can. Or pay someone
> to do the coding if you really want the features. That's the world of open
As I mentioned at least twice, I don't have the skills for coding. I
learned many, many years ago, when I took a community college course on
programming in the Basic language, that was not a job field for me. LOL
One of my reasons for the suggestions to Scribus is I would like to see
easier to use software for the Linux platform. Speaking for myself, I'm
d@@ned tired of the two big elephants in the room basically telling
people how they will use and what they will buy for computers.
Mac OS X 10.11.6
"My brain is like lightning, a quick flash
and it's gone!"
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