Fedora 8 Update: scribes-

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-01-11 21:28:09

Name        : scribes
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     :
Release     : 1.fc8
URL         : http://scribes.sourceforge.net/
Summary     : A sleek, simple, and powerful text editor for the GNOME desktop
Description :
Scribes is a simple and sleek text editor for the the GNOME desktop. It focuses
on keeping the working environment free from distractions, and providing strong
automation of mundane, repetitive tasks.

Through this simplicity, Scribes is very powerful. Its many features include:
* A dynamic templating system (called Snippets),
* Automatic completion of indentifiers and bracketing,
* Automatic indentation and file saving,
* Bookmarks,
* Drag-and-drop functionality,
* Full support for Unicode (UTF-8) text (and many other encodings),
* Syntax highlighting for over 30 programming languages,
* Powerful GNOME integration
* Translations into several different languages,
...and more are in development!

You may install the python-psyco package (x86-only) for a boost in startup
speed. Also, you will need to install the Yelp package for Scribes' built-in
help and documentation.

Update Information:

Version of the Scribes text editor includes (among other
bugfixes and enhancements) a new Save system, auto-completion
tweaks, saving of blank window size and position, proper tabs &
spaces usage with templates, performance improvements, and a
fix for a bug found in earlier releases which could cause
Scribes to crash or hang after some file saves.

SourceForge.net bugs addressed in this release: 1837941,
1834492, 1833757, 1832650, 1829035, 1813341, 1813334, 1808136,
1777273, and 1740190.

This also fixes a bug from wherein usage of the Help
Browser would cause Scribes to crash.

* Tue Jan  1 2008 Peter Gordon <peter at thecodergeek.com> -
- Update to new upstream release (
* Sat Dec 29 2007 Peter Gordon <peter at thecodergeek.com> -
- Update to new upstream release (
Updated packages:

2f5390c7e235d6c103875833d4f9c37bd0233b77 scribes-
162302a5447720ac8043e5c030ee88ec34cd18ac scribes-

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update scribes' 
at the command line.  For more information, refer to "Managing Software
with yum", available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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