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Re: Quasado (developer of StageStack, a FreeHand replacement) considerin

From: Liam Proven
Subject: Re: Quasado (developer of StageStack, a FreeHand replacement) considering opensource
Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2013 18:47:55 +0100

On 7 June 2013 15:28, William F. Adams <address@hidden> wrote:
> I was asked via e-mail, why not
>  - The interface is Byzantine and awful compared to FreeHand.
>  - It's limited to what SVG allows, as opposed to empowered by having
> Display PostScript for imaging as Altsys Virtuoso did
>  - It's not written in Cocoa, so no Services support in Mac OS X.
>  - lack of inspector palettes makes the interface less efficient

Ah, yes, that was me. :¬)

OK, so you don't like it much... but these are not /major/ criticisms,
and so are probably why the Stagestack project did not attract much

It might be easier to put a new, GNUstep-based front end onto the
Inkscape code than either write a new program or attempt to finish a
very incomplete, formerly-proprietary one.

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