@craigmaloney @davidrevoy The terrifying moral of the story that I take away is that, if something this fundamental to the concept is so broken, then it's very likely that nobody is actually using Scribus except as a test case, whether that's testing code or evaluating (and then discarding) the tool.
So, now there's a chicken-and-egg problem of the team not being able to fix things without good bug reports, but no bug reports because it's not worth using.
🍬It seems this is the subthread where I'd still have something original to say.
Commonly-used software improves faster in the FOSS world because there are enough real users to encounter all the "features". FOSS with a small target audience either needs to be written by Donald Knuth or never gets central bugs fixed if they're not part of the dev team's workflow when they switch to the user hat. 🍬
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