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

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at gmx.de
Mon Jun 2 09:09:30 PDT 2008

Am 03.06.08, 01:23 +1000 schrieb Graeme Gill:
> Kai-Uwe Behrmann wrote:
> > 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.
> In general users won't need to navigate to the system device profiles though.
> They will select profile for other purposes (defining undefined input colorspaces,
> selecting colorspaces to emulate), and then say "print it to my printer", expecting
> that the printer driver will deal with the profile for the printer.

The printer driver does typically not provide a preview. So it is up to a 
higher level to do that; e.g. kprinter or the application itself.

In case you have the CUPS profiles in mind, applications want access to 
those printing queue profiles.

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

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