[Openicc] Communication between Printer Driver and Oyranos
rlk at alum.mit.edu
Mon Jan 24 04:49:15 PST 2011
On Mon, 24 Jan 2011 12:33:43 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On 24 January 2011 12:20, Robert Krawitz <rlk at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
>> On Mon, 24 Jan 2011 10:42:37 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
>>> In this instance, the default vendor supplied profile for the printer
>>> will be good enough for the 99% of documents the user is going > Who's the "vendor" in this case?
> Good question. :-)
> In this instance, I see the vendor as Distro/CUPS/Ghostscript as
> actual device manufactures don't seem all that willing to contribute
> ICC profiles or device settings to the free software stack.
For printers that aren't direct PostScript/PDF printers, the "device"
is actually a combination of the printer and the driver. So even if,
say, Epson were willing to contribute a profile, it's not likely it
would work well with Gutenprint.
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