[scribus] GiveLife color system license?

michael crane mick.crane at gmail.com
Thu May 17 19:52:59 UTC 2012

On Tue, May 15, 2012 1:44 am, Harry wrote:
> I build OSS packages from source, in a corporate context that requires
> OSI-compliant licenses down to silicon...for software.     I regularly
> build scribus.
> When I saw scribus now uses givelife, I went looking for its
> licenses...and couldn't find any.     Backtracking, I think I see this
> scenario:
> a) The givelife code is closed
> b) The givelife team uses givelife code to generate specific colors
> (palette of swatches) which are then made available under a Creative
> Commons license.
> Is this right?
> Where is the Creative Commons license for the palette of swatches?
> Does using givelife impact the right of scribus users to invent their
> own colors - even if they happen to be identically the same?
I recall that the bishops ( in 84 or thereabouts) made themselves some
nice new clothing but the Queen objected to their use or the particular
shade of blue because that shade of blue was patented by the crown,
presumably this sort of nonsense doesn't go on today.

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