[Openicc] GoSoC 2011: opensource and ICC licenses

Robert Krawitz rlk at alum.mit.edu
Thu May 5 05:04:50 PDT 2011

On Thu, 5 May 2011 08:49:50 +0200 (MEST), Kai-Uwe Behrmann wrote:
> ArgyllCMS should help here as the resulting ICC profiles are
> licensed by the user not the creator for this very
> profiler. (Btw. LProf adheres to the same license principle, but can
> currently not create Cmyk profiles.)
> At the ICC meeting in Brixen we discussed license issues for open
> source systems. The resulting license [1] should meet Gutenprint
> needs.
> "This profile is made available by [profile provider], with
> permission of [profile vendor], and may be copied, distributed,
> embedded, made, used, and sold without restriction. Altered versions
> of this profile shall have the original identification and copyright
> information removed and shall not be misrepresented as the original
> profile."
> That text was adapted after peer review with on the opensource list
> which is close to OSI [2].

As long as this license is ruled compatible with the GPL (v2+), it's

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