[Openicc] Color Management for Ubuntu

Chris Murphy lists at colorremedies.com
Wed May 4 19:19:19 PDT 2011

On May 4, 2011, at 8:12 PM, Graeme Gill wrote:

> edmund ronald wrote:
>> I thought Windows (WCS ) had a by-measurement system. I guess after a
>> measurement is input the corresponding transform is computed and cached -
>> how often does one really input new measurements?
> Yes it does, but I don't think the WCS machinery gets invoked
> a whole lot, if everyone is still using ICC profiles.

My understanding is that if any ICC profile in a transformation chain contains a WCS profile in it (embedded as a private tag), then WCS is called for the entire transform. Basically the mere existence of the WCS profile causes even a WCS-unaware application to use WCS. I have not tested this.

Chris Murphy

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