[Scribus] GIMP and the future of Open Source DTP

Petr Vaněk petr
Mon Feb 6 22:17:25 CET 2006

On Monday 06 February 2006 18:23, Louis Desjardins wrote:
> Hello all,
> This post might sound a bit "off-topic" but I think the following link
> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/02/06/photoshop_on_linux/
> is worth reading, and discussing.
> In short: a growing number of people are demanding that Photoshop be
> ported on Linux. The GIMP, which apparently lacks Color Management and
> full CMYK support (although I understand there are plug-ins for that) is
> not yet suitable for pros.
> Scribus is clearly heading in the right direction towards acceptance by
> pros. And CMYK support is among the most important feature we have to
> offer with full Color Management implementation. I wonder if there are
> discussions going on between the GIMP and Scribus (and Inkcape) teams on
> CMYK support and better integration of all three apps?
> I am sure some people on this list would have some thoughts to share
> about that.

I'm sure that Krita from koffice supports CMYK modell. Except it has a little 
bit different goal than GIMP/Photoshop. Krita developers do it right (imho) 
and continue with large steps.

And 2nd issue, sad one, personally I don't believe that Gegl will be finished 
in near or distant future (how long we are waiting for it?)
I'm very interested in LGM speech:

Petr Vanek 
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www.yarpen.cz    - petr at yarpen.cz

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