[Openicc] GoSoC 2011: CPD and ... Mike Sweet workflow

Chris Murphy lists at colorremedies.com
Fri May 13 14:49:13 PDT 2011

On May 12, 2011, at 10:36 PM, Graeme Gill wrote:

> Michael Sweet wrote:
>> It MUST be a specialized application - OpenOffice isn't going to print a target, take
>> measurements, or make an ICC profile. Giving the user a control that turns off color
>> management doesn't make color managed workflows any more accessible but DOES lead to a
>> really bad (and frustrating) print experience.
> This is incorrect. OpenOffice may well be used to print the target.
> The target is very often just an raster image file. People use all sorts
> of apps to print test targets, and complain bitterly when they
> make a mess of something as simple as passing the raster values
> to the device unchanged.

I definitely don't want to see users printing targets from OpenOffice. It's completely unreasonable to assume some random application does not implement color management internally, regardless of what a CPD says is happening.

Chris Murphy

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