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

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at gmx.de
Mon Jun 2 08:23:24 PDT 2008

Am 02.06.08, 23:13 +1000 schrieb Graeme Gill:
> Kai-Uwe Behrmann wrote:
> > 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? 
> Sure, but (as far as I can tell) they are dealing with user
> profiles, not system device profiles.

What does you understand by system device profiles?
The Fogra Cmyk profiles describe startdardised devices. These profile are 
typical installed below /usr/share/color/icc.

Back to the source of this thread. The monitor profiles, which ArgyllCMS 
wants to install, can reside in a special folder or subfolder as you like.
But e.g. in CinePaint they are a matter of UI representation. Each device 
and colour space profile is be selectable as proofing profile. So scanning 
of directories containing such profiles will always be on.
> > Well a simple move or resolution switch makes the Xinerama geometry 
> > property failing. 
> Then I'm definitely not following you, since I thought you were proposing
> that the geometry be used to identify the monitor, so as to associate
> the right profile with it :-)

A resolution switch affects the geometry information provided by 
Xinerama and the move of a monitor declared to xorg.conf will affect the 
profile selection as well. Well it is like you describe above, just the 
limitations apply for non static configurations.
kind regards
Kai-Uwe Behrmann
developing for colour management 
www.behrmann.name + www.oyranos.org

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