[scribus-dev] Fwd: [CREATE] [Fwd: Re: FW: Licensee Application]

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sat Jan 31 22:23:18 CET 2009

Louis Desjardins wrote:
> Hi Scribussors!
> I take the liberty of sending this email to the scribus-devs list as I 
> think the whole discussion here is of interest.
> Louis
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *Dave Neary* <dneary at free.fr <mailto:dneary at free.fr>>
> Date: 2009/1/26
> Subject: [CREATE] [Fwd: Re: FW: Licensee Application]
> To: Create ML <create at lists.freedesktop.org 
> <mailto:create at lists.freedesktop.org>>
> Hi all,
> Here's the exchange I had with Pantone back in the day. It's pretty
> clear what Ms. Theuerkauf's position on it is.
> Cheers,
> Dave.
This is very much the same exchange I had with them more recently.

HOWEVER, let me point out that IF someone has a valid license for 
Pantone colors, you may use them freely as an individual. This is the 
basis of Christoph's suggestion about how to use Pantone colors legally:


so there is this "loophole" of sorts (since this is a method to obtain a 
license for free). I specifically asked Pantone about this and they had 
no objection.


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