Buddy, it helps if you read what I wrote. I never said that the PDFs
created by inkscape are ready for press.
I read your post a number of times, I guess its a case of
My original post was to see if anyone may have been using
Moonshiner/Ghostscript to create a press ready pdf from Inkscape.
I've always talked about taking them to Scribus to export them as
You can use an intermediate or late binding workflow that way.
Early binding is simply impossible using Inkscape, but using inkscape as
a tool in your intermediate/late binding pipeline is possible, and valid
for professional print.
I've talked against the knowledge that early-binding is the only way to
go for press. Because it is not.
I get what you were saying, though it wasnt really adressing my specific
question, its cool though, your input was helpful.
If you're using an intermediate or late binding workflow, it is
problem that Inkscape doesn't support CMYK.
Its not so much of a problem, then an additional effort(you know resizing,
gradients, any effects), hence the reason for my post. Many of us use the
intermediate/late binding method you mention when using Inkscape.
Now, if you want to twist again all that I say just because you want
win this one, go ahead.
I'm not here to win disagreements or differences, I'm hoping none of us are.