Author Topic: Provocative question: Better fork Inkscape than develop Scribus?  (Read 861 times)

lochi009

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Hello,

I've a thougt, that may be understood here as a provocation.

I'm asking myself, if there is a realistic chance to extend Inkscape to a fully equiped TDP-Software,
since a substantial development of Scribus has seemingly stopped for quite a while.

It seems to me, that a lot of the needed functionalities are already implemented in Inkscape anyways.
So it may be easier to extent Inkscape than it is to get Scribus into a modern shape.

What do you think about it?

Kind regards
Lochi009

utnik

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Re: Provocative question: Better fork Inkscape than develop Scribus?
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2022, 09:16:23 pm »
or: better fork the e-bike than develop the sailboat?
…depending on your needs one might look more advanced than the other…

i don't think it's best practice to target an all purpose program. but – yes, the vector drawing and editing interface of scribus is very limited in comparison to inkscape.

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Re: Provocative question: Better fork Inkscape than develop Scribus?
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2022, 12:49:22 am »
Hello,

I've a thougt, that may be understood here as a provocation.

I'm asking myself, if there is a realistic chance to extend Inkscape to a fully equiped TDP-Software,
since a substantial development of Scribus has seemingly stopped for quite a while.

It seems to me, that a lot of the needed functionalities are already implemented in Inkscape anyways.
So it may be easier to extent Inkscape than it is to get Scribus into a modern shape.

What do you think about it?

Kind regards
Lochi009
Sounds like a promising idea. When are you starting?       
« Last Edit: July 22, 2022, 12:47:01 pm by a.l.e »

Nermander

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Re: Provocative question: Better fork Inkscape than develop Scribus?
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2022, 08:44:47 am »
Is this not the wrong place to ask? You should ask the Inkscape developers.