[Openicc] What is exactly needed for color management ... driver setup PPD

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Wed Jun 1 10:07:44 PDT 2011

On Jun 1, 2011, at 9:43 AM, Kai-Uwe Behrmann wrote:
> Am 01.06.11, 09:39 -0700 schrieb Hal V. Engel:
>> On Wednesday, June 01, 2011 04:48:36 AM Till Kamppeter wrote:
>>> In addition, the
>>> filter gets called with a special command line, where the 5th argument
>>> is a space-separated list of option settings containing all settings
>>> supplied with the job as IPP attributes, especially the settings of PPD
>>> options given  by the user in the printing dialog.
>> Why not use this to pass the printer settings blob?  All that needs to happen
>> is to extract it from the the profile and inset it into the command line as the
>> 5th parm.
> Would that 5th param be able to hold 1MByte as Robert expected the calibration to be?

As misguided an approach as I think this to be, it should work on any modern OS with swap. IMHO device calibration/configuration information should be stored out-of-band as a resource that is referenced by the job.

Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair

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