[scribus] Legal Question

john Culleton John at wexfordpress.com
Mon Feb 24 14:51:24 UTC 2014

On Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:08:26 +0100
Dobrosav Obradović <vijogor at gmail.com> wrote:

> I sow this
> http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Legal_Questions
> but I am not sure about one thing. I am working
> on drawing, illustrations and paintings for
> children, and I am interested to work with
> scribus. But I don't understand can Scribus be
> used legally by a company or *an individual*
> (for instance I , as free artist not artist in
> company)  to produce work  ( and get money for
> it ) that will be published, but not by me,
> but by some company, or someone  who gave me a
> job ( who can be individual, not company).
> For instance, can I do in scribus picture book
> for some publishing house, and to get it money
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Any open source software such as Scribus,
Inkscape, Gimp, TeX etc. can be used for any
purpose including work for hire such as book
cover design, book interior design etc. I have
been doing it for nearly two decades.

John Culleton
Wexford Press
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