[CREATE] KOffice profiles license
jon at rejon.org
Mon Jan 26 11:16:20 PST 2009
This is all good to know.
So I take it then, no demand then for the openswatchbook :(
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 6:07 AM, Louis Desjardins
<louis.desjardins at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/1/26 Dave Neary <dneary at free.fr>
>> Jon Phillips wrote:
>> > Anyway, Pantone has a MONOPOLY on COLOR. That is kind of amazing right?
>> Actually, they don't. They have overwhelming mindshare with both
>> printers and graphic designers, sure, but they're not alone in the
>> market, there are several other ink producers who also publish
>> swatchbooks and try to sell their products to graphics programmes.
> The only tiny nuance I would add here is Pantone and the like are not « ink
> producers » as such. They produce swatches, references, profiles, but not
> the actual inks.
> For more on inks, here a 2 sites (there are others) from Ink manufacturers
> association (US and Canada)
> If an organisation is close to a monopoly on colors and inks, it's Sun
> I am not too sure there will be a long debate on whether Pantone will or not
> accept one day to work closely with LGM projects on swatches especially
> after the review published this month in The Seybold Report about Scribus. I
> suspect more of those reviews will come at their time.
>> Here's one, for example: http://www.gotcs.com/
>> This is one too: http://www.qualux.com/index.html
>> Dave Neary
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