[Openicc] GoSoC 2011: CPD and Color Management

Robert Krawitz rlk at alum.mit.edu
Thu May 5 05:06:20 PDT 2011

On Thu, 5 May 2011 08:22:39 +0200 (MEST), Kai-Uwe Behrmann wrote:
> Am 04.05.11, 07:55 -0400 schrieb Robert Krawitz:
>> On Wed, 4 May 2011 05:40:49 +0200, edmund ronald wrote:
>>> On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 3:52 AM, Graeme Gill <graeme at argyllcms.com> wrote:
>>>> edmund ronald wrote:
>>>>>  However I do think ink settings ALSO need to be able to exist without
>>>>> the profile since the ink settings precede the profile, and since it
>>>>> is extremely advantageous to be able to adopt the ink settings from
>>>>> some known paper as a quick starting point to work with another paper.
>>>>> Ink settings, as we agree do precede profiles, and therefore need to
>>>>> be able to exist and be invoked independently of profiles.
>>>> Yes. Such a format is needed anyway, to communicate the settings
>>>> between the print system and the user and or profiling software,
>>>> so that they can be embedded in the profile.
>>>> Note that a print system mechanism to enable or disable calibration
>>>> and separation is also needed to support print calibration.
>>>> In general for something like an inkjet printer with light & dark inks
>>>> there are four (reasonably distinct) printer states:
> Could you please make a recommendation for these four choices and
> give each a unique name? So we could recommend that to all print
> driver vendors on the OpenICC wiki. They can then place these
> options inside their PPDs or whatever and each time this hits a
> conforming driver it does the right thing for your calibration
> business.

I'll let someone who has a better feel for user interaction come up
with the names.  I have found that I am singularly poor at designing
user interface type things.

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