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11:26 < a_l_e_> i guess scribus should be able to support most text features from inkscape... if not all of them. 11:27 < su-v> 'Flowed text' in Inkscape is not SVG-compliant 11:27 < su-v> a known and long-standing issue 11:27 < su-v> where Inkscape went ahead and implemented a feature from a working draft 11:27 < su-v> which was later dropped or changed (for SVG 1.2) 11:28 < a_l_e_> i think that scribus should be able to import SVGs from inkscape wether they are standards or not. 11:28 < a_l_e_> at least, when they are well defined, have matching feature in scribus and are not too hard to implement... 11:28 < su-v> (only refers to 'flowed text' <http://wiki.inkscape.org/wiki/index.php/FAQ#What_about_flowed_text.3F>) 11:28 < su-v> a_l_e_: no browser or SVG renderer can handle Inkscape's flowed text 11:30 < su-v> a_l_e_: flowed text reflows when you resize the text frame 11:30 < su-v> regular text has hard line breaks 1:31 < a_l_e_> well, this is something well understood in scribus... should not be a problem... 11:31 < su-v> a_l_e_: <http://tavmjong.free.fr/INKSCAPE/MANUAL_v16/html/Text-Creating.html#Text-Enter-Flow> 11:31 < a_l_e_> and scribus is not a SVG renderer... it converts SVGs in native structures. 11:31 < su-v> but still Scribus relies onthe SVG spec for that conversion not on Inkscape 11:31 < a_l_e_> well, scribus relies on any spec available to get the job done... 11:32 < su-v> (else it would for example use the same dpi (90) when importing SVG, but it doesn't) 11:32 < a_l_e_> i don't think that the guy are picky about SVG specs 11:32 < su-v> a_l_e_: Inkscape's flowed text implementation is not compliant to the current spec 11:32 < su-v> nor to drafts of future specs 11:32 < a_l_e_> well, that dpi issue is imo overrated... you just have to resize your objects after importing them. 11:33 < a_l_e_> on the other side, you can't easily reformat badly imorted text. 11:33 < su-v> that's not the point here (users don't expect to have to ersize them, nor do they usually understand why the units arelost) 11:34 < a_l_e_> my point is that there is an easy workaround, so both inkscape and scribus can stick with their specificity... 11:34 < su-v> a_l_e_: see here: <https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/+bug/167335> 11:34 < a_l_e_> even if the users are not fully happy with it. 11:35 < su-v> Inkscape and SVG need to address the issue first 11:35 < a_l_e_> the issue with importing text -- despite having a workaround, too -- is more serious. 11:35 < su-v> k 11:36 < su-v> it would be great if Scribus imports regular text and can use the same fonts 11:36 < su-v> as in Inkscape, resulting in identical visual appearance 11:37 < su-v> as text and not as paths