[scribus] Some clarifications regarding Pantone [was: making your own Pantone color list]

Alexandre Prokoudine alexandre.prokoudine at gmail.com
Wed Sep 25 12:55:41 UTC 2013

On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 11:55 AM, Olivier Berten wrote:
> Well... according to you, pretty much none of the palettes provided with
> Scribus are of any practical use... I wonder why they are there... CMYK
> numbers aren't any closer to actual color if they aren't refered to a color
> profile...

It was probably some early design decision :)

> Talking about the Pantone ones, the X-Ref tool <
> http://www.pantone.com/pages/pantone/color_xref.aspx> provides data in
> L*a*b* , sRGB and (when applicable) CMYK, i.e. the same values as in
> Adobe's palettes. So the only limitation is in Scribus which is unable to
> deal with L*a*b* colors.

Which is why I'm still wondering why on Earth your Scribus script is
not helpful according to, er, was it Gregory or Christoph? Alas, the
explanation never came.


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