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Open Source Graphic Arts Software

Apr 18, 2007, 03:45 (3 Talkback[s])

"There are a great many barriers that block open source graphic arts software from making it into the mainstream. There is the issue of the proprietary elements present in the big print shops. Adobe, not just Photoshop, but most of their print/image based products are based on a proprietary color system that large ink printers use to guarantee color quality. Sometimes called 'spot color' but the real term is Pantone Color. Pantone is an global industry standard for professional graphic artists and professional print shops--and it's proprietary of course..."

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