[ILUG] Typical - Schools / vendor lockin.
ken.guest at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 09:46:08 IST 2008
apart from advocating that people use scribus, there probably isn't much of
The next question of course is does Scribus understand the MS Publisher
format and if not could development of a driver for that format be
sponsored? Seems like a google-summer-of-code project...
On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 6:18 PM, Cathal Ferris <pio at skynet.ie> wrote:
> I find this type of thing all across the teaching spectrum in Ireland:
> Registration forms and other documentation in obscure formats readable
> only in expensive programs.
> Case in point: The registration form for a teacher's association meeting
> is in MS Publisher format. Even those places with enterprise licenses for MS
> products wouldn't have MS Publisher. Not many schools would have licenses
> for this.
> How can this be remedied in the long run?
> Cathal Ferris
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