Why oh why do we need yet another depository program? I can handle svn. I
can even handle cmake, though it is a pain. But why not make the nightly
update of Inkscape 48 available as a plain old tar ball?
The leaders of this project need to understand that users like me use a lot
of open source software, Open COBOL, Tiny COBOL, Gimp, Scribus, Gvim,
Mozilla in all its variants, Tcl/Tk and so on. Most of these projects stick
to the familiar ./configure, make, make install sequence. Scribus just to be
difficult insists on the cmake route, and I have finally puzzled that out.
I can handle svn (replacement for cvs) with a little help. But what is
Bazaar (perhaps bizarre would be a better name) and who else uses it?
I guess I will wait for the official release of Ink 48.
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I have a problem with tracing.
I want to trace with centerline so I get a single line which I can edit.
That is not possible with podtrace (or is it?)
Autotrace seems te do the job.
To get that working with Inkscape I must install Autotrace and its GUI
But although autotrace has a win binary, I can't find a win binary of