[Openicc] What is exactly needed: Embedded Profile in CUPS raster !!

Chris Murphy lists at colorremedies.com
Fri Jun 3 10:41:22 PDT 2011

On Jun 3, 2011, at 7:21 AM, Richard Hughes wrote:

> On 3 June 2011 03:48, Chris Murphy <lists at colorremedies.com> wrote:
>> On Jun 2, 2011, at 4:19 AM, Richard Hughes wrote:
>>> On 2 June 2011 10:58, Kai-Uwe Behrmann <ku.b at gmx.de> wrote:
>>>> I dont say " Choose Profile -> Implies Printer Settings paradigm" should
>>>> be the only one. Its just important to have in the toolbox.
>>> In my opinion it's fundamentally flawed. An ICC profile is not a
>>> user-visible preset, it's just an implementation detail of the color
>>> architecture.
>> I would not be bothered by seeing direct access to them vanish entirely. All I care about as a user are results.
>> Otherwise, I don't need to directly choose ICC profiles at all. They are merely a means to an end. ICC is a highly consequentialist workflow.
> Agreed. I've attached a screenshot is what I've got prototyped in GTK
> right now.The user can see what profile is going to be used  (if they
> care...), which changes in real time as the different paper types and
> output modes are changed.

I'd change "Color Calibration Profile" to "Printer Profile" since it's in the Color table, in effect it's a "Color (related) Printer Profile". It also avoids confusion between profiles and calibration, which are not the same thing.

Chris Murphy

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