[Openicc] GoSoC 2011: CPD and target printing
edmundronald at gmail.com
Thu May 12 13:14:55 PDT 2011
Which Apple application can print targets on Mac OS X?
On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 6:48 PM, Michael Sweet <msweet at apple.com> wrote:
> On May 12, 2011, at 7:07 AM, Kai-Uwe Behrmann wrote:
> The workflow I would like to see is this:
> 1. The profiling app handles printing targets, reading targets, generating
> profiles, and registering profiles with their associated settings (call the
> combination a "preset" for lack of a better word). The same kind of
> application could create new presets using existing profiles (i.e. this is
> where you would be able to choose an alternate profile, even if it wasn't
> qualified for use with the settings you want...)
> 2. The print dialog allows the user to select presets. When no preset is
> chosen, the print dialog will choose a profile based on the vendor rules.
> 3. The printing system and/or color management system provide API to query
> and store preset information. Ideally this API allows for user, system,
> network, and vendor presets.
> 2. and 3. reads good. For 1. I would prefer some more independence,
> beside applications which want cover all in their own.
> There are very few applications that actually have everything needed to
> print a target and generate a profile. Even Adobe Photoshop doesn't do it.
> That said, I am not saying there is only one application that does #1, but
> that the application in #1 is distinct from a normal user application that
> prints (using #2).
> Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair
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