[Openicc] Printing targets: App or driver ? Profiling RGB or CMYK

Chris Murphy lists at colorremedies.com
Wed May 18 17:40:37 PDT 2011

On May 18, 2011, at 6:18 PM, Robert Krawitz wrote:
> "DeviceN calibration burnt in" that the driver cannot read back makes
> no sense *whatsoever*, since the printer isn't receiving data in any
> kind of color space, but rather a complete specification of what drops
> are printed.

Ahhh OK. So then the OEM driver knows how to access this info from the printer each time it produces a print.

But in any even ColourBase is UK only, not available in the U.S.

> * Micro-adjustments to the actual drop size.  This is the most
>  intriguing possibility, and would be more difficult to test.  I'd
>  probably have to look at the initialization sequences to two
>  printers (in addition to bidirectional communication) to figure this
>  one out.

But it still seems like such micro-adjustments would be available to any ESC/P-2 stream, not just from the OEM driver.


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