[Openicc] GoSoC 2011: CPD and target printing

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at gmx.de
Wed May 4 23:16:20 PDT 2011

Am 04.05.11, 20:07 -0600 schrieb Chris Murphy:
> On May 4, 2011, at 7:28 PM, edmund ronald wrote:
>>  Look, you may have a different workflow, and you can have a special target printing app for all I care; I would like to be able to print my targets from the GIMP.
> I think the Gimp will need to implement the opt-out themselves. I remain unconvinced the the opt-out mechanism should be in the CPD for every single application. I see no reason why the Gimp would not subscribe to this opt-out for printing targets or prematched content. That would be the whole point of the opt-out system.

The "passthrough" should be inherent in the PDF. Then a user is not any 
longer required to handle any specialised CMS options for target 

lpr or CPD would print that target and the document would do the right 
thing by itself. Most standards are in place for that to happen.

The only still freestyle option is for the several calibration levels. It 
would be great to suggest print driver vendors a special vocabulary for 
calibration stages in their PPDs or any other place. The at should IMO 
come from print domain experts.

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

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