[scribus] Nomenclature- Templates and Masters - English and German
John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Tue May 13 02:08:53 CEST 2008
Craig Bradney wrote:
> On Monday 12 May 2008 20:17:06 John Beardmore wrote:
>> Mike Morris wrote:
>>> My suggestion is that this terminology be retained; that is, do not
>>> substitute new terms. I expect both users and commercial printers will
>>> appreciate the consistent terminology.
>> It comes down in a sense to a debate about innovation vs standards or
>> If the use of a term like 'foundation layer' violated written standards
>> I'd be inclined to agree with you, but as 'foundation layer' is a better
>> description than 'master page', I'm inclined to thing that the long term
>> win is in using the more descriptive name.
> Layers usage will be being changed in future versions of 1.3.x after 1.3.5,
> Master Pages is a convention used in the industry, and with the layers used
> across master pages and normal pages being enhanced they will not simply be a
> foundation as has been described.
> What is now Master Pages, used to be called Templates, and that was confusing
> for people coming from the industry expecting the name Master Pages, so it
> was already renamed once.
OK, but the fundamental objection that they are not pages, but items
applied to each page remains.
John Beardmore, MSc EDM (Open), B.A. Chem (Oxon), CMIOSH, AIEMA, MEI
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