[Openicc] GoSoC 2011: CPD and target printing
homann at colormanagement.de
Mon May 9 04:35:31 PDT 2011
Your described workflow is part of my proposal described here:
It would be nice to get some comments on this proposal.
Am 09.05.11 11:38, schrieb edmund ronald:
> Ok, here is a use case:
> I am a hobby photographer, or an art printing service house.
> I get in some new heavy Acme media which looks nice but looks like
> it will soak up more ink than what I am using.
> I set the CPD to "Epson Heavy Matte" and indeed when it prints with
> the associated profile black is not yet really black.
> So I go to the "advanced" CPD tab, increase density, save the setting
> back out under "Acme Super Heavy Matte", and print a profile target,
> check that on target blacks are black, run a profile, use the advanced
> CPD to associate the profile with the new settings, and now "Acme
> Super Heavy Matte" can be used without complication from the "simple
> printing" tab of the CPD.
> On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 3:52 AM, Robert Krawitz <rlk at alum.mit.edu
> <mailto:rlk at alum.mit.edu>> wrote:
> On Mon, 09 May 2011 11:48:08 +1000, Graeme Gill wrote:
> > Robert Krawitz wrote:
> >> I don't agree with this reasoning. I think it's important to
> have all
> >> such options available from all programs with a print dialog; we
> >> should figure out how to present them most effectively.
> > My view is both to agree and disagree: I think that the ability to
> > setup a printer is something that should be put in well tested and
> > maintained code paths and be universally available, rather than
> > relegated to "optional" component that will probably fall into
> > disrepair, or make it hard to access or be inconsistent with the
> > normal printing path.
> > On the other hand, I don't see anybody changing such detailed
> > settings arbitrarily on a print by print basis. The practical way of
> > handling printer setup is with a labelled configuration. The
> > configuration choice would be what can be set from the normal
> > printing dialogue, while creating or altering a configuration would
> > be a separate step "edit/create printer configuration". Where such
> > configuration information would be kept, and the method for
> > accessing and changing it is an interesting technical
> > question. Ideally it should be a remotely available operation, so
> > that creating or examining printing configurations can be done from
> > any place that you can print a document from, accessible from the
> > usual printer information GUI.
> I have no problem with that. After all, if you really need to, you
> can create a new configuration from the editor.
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