[linux-elitists] Quark for Linux?

Phil Hughes fyl@a42.com
Thu Jan 9 14:31:04 PST 2003


Watch Scribus. It is quickly becoming the Open Source replacement for
Quark.

On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 02:08:53PM -0500, Modus Operandi wrote:
> Andy Bastien <lists+linux-elitists@yuggoth.net> looked into the void, and said:
> 
> > ... In my incredibly subtle manner I was pointing out that one
> > reason that Linux doesn't have problems with old commerical packages
> > is that it doesn't any (or, not many at least).
> 
>   Okay, so we've established that QuarkXPress and PageMaker are
>   not available for Linux, and that the inferior but servicable
>   Corel Draw is. But even Corel Draw for Linux is proprietary
>   software. Is there an open-source desktop publishing app out
>   there? Do we have to do all our typesetting in LyX / LaTeX?
>   (I'm not saying that scripting is a bad thing, just that the
>   point-and-drool school of graphic design has many more
>   adherents in the Real World.)
> 
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