[Openicc] New OPENICC_automatic_generated metadata key

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at gmx.de
Sun Jun 19 22:53:46 PDT 2011

Am 19.06.2011 23:20, schrieb Richard Hughes:
>     * [oyX1]: add OPENICC_automatic_generated meta key
>         .. and set to a value of "1" for automatic generated fallback profiles.

The "OPENICC_automatic_generated" key follows slightly your
"automatic_assignment" key, which you talked about at LGM. I just added
q OPENICC_ prefix and created a similar name to reflect, what I found
more appropriate for fallback profiles. But I am neither satisfied nor
is it much discussed or set in stone.

> Why don't you just use DATA_source=edid like I've been using in colord?

The "edid" value is specific for a device class. As a general concept it
applies to ranking. My above key tried to generalise the "edid" value
for all device classes. I can not get much meaning out of a "calib"
value for a ICC profile in DATA_source. As well DATA is not easy for a
namespace. It is not clear wo whom it belongs and to what it applies.
After all DATA can mean the measurement, the profile or even the

How about(?)

Something more tied to the quality of the data source would be useful
for Oyranos like:

A EDID on the fly fallback profile could then be set to:

> See http://gitorious.org/colord/master/blobs/master/doc/metadata-spec.txt
> for the other keys that might also be useful.

As only you decided to work on a CMF, the CMF_ class of key words are
not easy to support I guess ;-)
Would that prefix be more exactly the PROFILER_? There are many
profilers, which are no frameworks and no CMS at all but create ICC
profiles. Otherwise they might be udeful for UIs.

"FILE_checksum" is not clear what it applies to.

Kai-Uwe Behrmann
www.behrmann.name www.oyranos.org

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