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

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at gmx.de
Mon Jun 2 05:42:53 PDT 2008

Am 02.06.08, 20:42 +1000 schrieb Graeme Gill:

> 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
> implementation.

CinePaint, Krita, Scribus and many other open source applications support 
/usr/[local/]share/color/icc as well as many propriarity ones. 
What would you expect to be more practise? 
For subdirectories below this level you are pretty free to propose 
> > I have a LCD which's EDID dissappeared after a xorg version change.
> Right, but it's permanently disappeared, rather than coming or going ?

Permanently. But it would have been nice to not even have to notice that 
as a user.

> > 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.

Well a simple move or resolution switch makes the Xinerama geometry 
property failing. 

kind regards
Kai-Uwe Behrmann
developing for colour management 
www.behrmann.name + www.oyranos.org

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