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

Hal V. Engel hvengel at gmail.com
Sat May 14 12:43:57 PDT 2011

On Friday, May 13, 2011 04:14:57 PM Chris Murphy wrote:
> On May 13, 2011, at 4:45 PM, edmund ronald wrote:
> > On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 12:37 AM, Chris Murphy <lists at colorremedies.com> 
> > > If this is the way Apple sees it, no wonder there are a lot
> > > of angry Color professionals out there. I certainly wouldn't
> > > want to see any of the Linux systems to go down this route.
> > 
> > Again, I don't think we need to worry about this on Linux. It requires a
> > massive distortion of reality and denial to come up with something this
> > overly complicated that has consistently not worked for every single
> > party involved: Apple, Adobe, HP, Epson, Canon, and all of their users
> > have had nothing but problems with this scheme since it hatched, and was
> > predicted it would be a huge problem, in advance, by 1/2 dozen people
> > when the egg was laid, including yours truly
> > 
> > At least Apple has had color management for a loooong time. It's
> > interesting to note that we are critiquing Apple in a thread that
> > started with Linux, and it looks like it will take 5 years to attain the
> > same level of maturity on Linux.
> Most of the color management photographers depend on is based on the work
> Adobe has done. And that functionality is the same on Mac OS and Windows.
> If those Adobe apps were on Linux, I would expect it would function in a
> similar manner except easier for Adobe because there's nothing they'd have
> to either opt-in or opt-out of except their own stuff.
> Chris Murphy

Since you can run things like Photoshop using wine this is true now and has 
been for a long time.

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