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Re: [school-discuss] Open Source Publisher

    Kwrite, part of Koffice, has expanded capabilities beyond a
typical word processor. Have you looked into it?
Dave Prentice
-----Original Message-----
From: David Tisdell <penguintiz@yahoo.com>
To: schoolforge-discuss@schoolforge.net
Date: Monday, November 18, 2002 12:24 PM
Subject: Re: [school-discuss] Open Source Publisher

>Thanks Bruno. It looks pretty cool.
>Their web site compares itself to Pagemaker which is a
>professional program with a learning curve. I kind of
>think of Pagemaker is to Publisher as Photoshop is to
>Photodeluxe. The first being for the  professional and
>the second for the dabbler with simple needs. Until I
>actually play with Scribus, I won't know for sure but
>does it fill the niche for the user who is ready to
>move on from doing desktop publishing in a word
>processor to a page layout program. Publisher is not
>for the DTP professional but for the person who needs
>more power than a word processor. Thanks.
>--- Bruno Coudoin <bruno.coudoin@free.fr> wrote:
>> Have a look to scribus:
>> http://web2.altmuehlnet.de/fschmid/
>> Bruno.
>> Le lun 18/11/2002 à 17:38, David Tisdell a écrit :
>> > Hi all,
>> > Could someone recommend an opensource desktop
>> > publishing program similar to Publisher. I am
>> looking
>> > for something that will work quickly and easily as
>> we
>> > begin working towards a migration to Linux on the
>> > desktop. Teachers don't want to have a huge new
>> > learning curve so it will need to be easy to learn
>> if
>> > they are going to use it with kids in the
>> classroom.
>> > Thanks
>> > Dave
>> >