[Openicc] GoSoC 2011: opensource and ICC licenses

edmund ronald edmundronald at gmail.com
Thu May 5 06:21:43 PDT 2011

I think there is some part of the conversation which I have missed here.
Anyone want to forward it, or educate me?  I am not a lawyer :)


On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 3:17 PM, edmund ronald <edmundronald at gmail.com>wrote:

> WTF? *I* am the person who will initially be releasing the profiles for
> distribution, and *I* will be writing the license to those profiles (as the
> software author does not claim any) and *I* intend to GPL or creative
> commons license any profiles for distribution with Gutenprint. Or any
> another license you like, eg.BSD.
> Anyone else who wants to crowdsource profiles with Argyll are welcome to do
> the same.
> Here is the profile license clause for Argyll, taken from
> http://www.argyllcms.com/doc/ArgyllDoc.html
> -------
> "Note that unlike many commercial ICC profiling tools, the profiles created
> using Argyll, are not subject to any claims or restrictions of Argyll's
> author(s), but are assumed to be the copyright property of the person who
> gathers the characterization data, and causes the profiles to be created."
> ------
> Edmund
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