[CREATE] KOffice profiles license
jon at rejon.org
Thu Jan 22 10:19:46 PST 2009
Yes, this is a similar situation to pantone colors. They slap names
onto some mixtures and package the collections, but it is dubious if
the mixture numbers themselves are under copyright, since factual data
(aka phonebooks) is not copyrightable.
I still want to do the opencolor swatch booklet :)
On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 9:35 AM, Hubert Figuiere <hub at figuiere.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-01-22 at 09:22 -0800, Jon Phillips wrote:
>> Good, I've been fighting this one online recently. Factual data is not
>> Releasing this type of information into the public domain is the right
>> move. It will spread further too IMO.
> For now as it stand, the license does not even allow to freely
> redistribute it as one is not allowed to even *repackage* (so much for
> distro makers).
> Back then on the open-icc mailing list, when they where announced, I
> criticized this and the dude from Adobe promised to look into it. That
> was in 2005.
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