[Openicc] GoSoC 2011... Summary Pane
homann at colormanagement.de
Wed May 11 23:13:33 PDT 2011
if we are printing under Mac OS X with applications based printer color
management, we would need a summary pane, which would talk with both to
application and the printer drivers and pulls the configurations
settings from both.
Furthermore, the OS functions for the summary pane should provide an
interface that developers of applications and printer drivers can
validate, that the exchange of settings functions proper.
Does the Mac OSX summary pane delivers such functionalities for developers ?
Am 12.05.11 06:02, schrieb Michael Sweet:
> On May 11, 2011, at 6:06 PM, Chris Murphy wrote:
>>> This is where you could have UI to show all of the print job settings including the device profile that will be used (if any). In Mac OS X we have the "Summary" pane...
>> The summary's limited scope means it regularly fails to inform the user what's going to happen. Setting aside any complaints about malformed print drivers doing the wrong thing, the UI will tell me that ColorSync is going to be used when it certainly should not be, and also tells me it will be used when it isn't. So I find the Color Matching summary to be intermittently misleading and thus useless.
> I assume you've filed bugs about this behavior?!? I'm not aware of any reported issues with the summary information, but we do intend for it to be accurate.
> Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair
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