Review:Scribus-BUG-1

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Bug Report

Review Finished? No
Page filed from Scribus
Subject The Scribus page is very outdated
Report The Scribus entry in the directory refers to a very old release (2005).

- overview tab:

it refers to scribus 1.3.1 stable, released on 6 July 2005 while the upcoming stable version is 1.4.0 (currently is the 1.4.0 RC5)

also the description should be updated (missing features etc.)

more, the URLs in the tab do not link to the official site and documentation, which now are here: http://www.scribus.net

- details tab:

the 'Licensing' section do not cover the online and packaged versions of the "Scribus Help Manual", which is released under the Open Publication License having enabled one of the "LICENSE OPTIONS" listed in Section VI of the license [note: probably this is a FREEDOM BUG in the documentation] (see: https://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html#OpenPublicationL)

the 'Leaders and contributors' might be updated

the 'Resources and communication' section might be updated adding infos about wiki, mailing-list and irc channel (see: http://www.scribus.net/canvas/Help)

the 'Software prerequisites' section should be checked and probably needs to be updated

- NOTE: a good updated general review and summary about Scribus maybe this one at https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Scribus

  • currently resolving this with the scribus team. I have changed the links in the entry to point to sourceforge and updated the version link and number --arca0
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