[Openicc] colord 0.1.9 released - CM Framework - Printer Driver

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Mon Jun 20 07:47:25 PDT 2011

On Jun 20, 2011, at 5:52 AM, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On 20 June 2011 13:16, Robert Krawitz <rlk at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
>> Do you mean to "query" colord?  No.  It should simply be told what
>> settings to use, and use them.  There's no good reason for Gutenprint,
>> or even just the Gutenprint CUPS driver, to know anything about colord
>> or any other kind of profile manager.
> I think it makes a lot of sense for the Gutenprint CUPS driver to
> query colord in the same way the gstoraster driver currently does.

This falls apart for embedded device profiles in the original PDF document submitted to CUPS. If you assign a device profile at spool time (highly recommended to make user profile management simpler) then you should also assign the driver options associated with that profile at spool time.

Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair

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