[Openicc] Proposed "ucmm" display profile configuration convention used by ArgyllCMS.

Graeme Gill graeme at argyllcms.com
Mon Jun 2 03:42:29 PDT 2008

Kai-Uwe Behrmann wrote:

> The proposal for the ~/.color/icc and /usr/[local/]share/color/icc 
> directories appeared quite some time ago:
> http://bugs.freestandards.org/show_bug.cgi?id=77
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/openicc/2005q4/000636.html
> The OpenIccDirectoryProposal is as stated on the very top a write down of 
> previous discussion on this list. It comes not out of the blue.

Sure, but the quality of any discussion generated is informed
by practice rather than theory. Things that seem fine on paper,
can turn out to be quite another story when it comes down to

>>Well, it would be disconcerting if the EDID is:
>>	Identical between different monitors
>>	Unstable (changes each time it's read).
>>	Appears and disappears.
>>Is this known to be the case ?
> I have a LCD which's EDID dissappeared after a xorg version change.

Right, but it's permanently disappeared, rather than coming or going ?

> Oh, I meant the Xinerama geometries. It is one of the few and of course 
> even not very constant properties to identify monitors.

I guess I'm not following you. Xinerama seem to list monitors in
the same order they appear in the X server with Xinerama turned off,
so I don't understand that it adds any value to the underlying X11 screen
number identification.

Graeme Gill.

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