[Openicc] - CM Framework - Printer Driver -
edmundronald at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 17:02:26 PDT 2011
On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 1:37 AM, Robert Krawitz <rlk at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> On Sat, 25 Jun 2011 01:34:28 +0200, edmund ronald wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 8:01 PM, Till Kamppeter <
> till.kamppeter at gmail.com>wrote:
> >> If a job with embedded profile reaches the CPD or if a user selects a
> >> profile within the CPD, and afterwards the user changes individual
> >> and the changes conflict with the CPD, the CPD should tell the user that
> >> setting change will deactivate the ICC profile and whether he really
> want to
> >> do it. Or the option setting should be grayed out and only changeable if
> >> user deselects the profile at first. So changing embedded option setting
> >> info in ICC profiles is never needed during the print process.
> > This is complicated. Actually, ink settings allow to derive a profile,
> > then in usage the ink settings and the profile may get misused: For
> > a 2880 dpi setting may use the same profile in a pinch as the 720 dpi
> > setting but need some density tuning; or a user who gets some new media
> > decide to use ink settings that are available and redo a profile; or the
> > user may decide to keep the profile but do some manual tuning, eg add
> > reds. I'd say that profile and ink settings will usually be made
> > together to the user, but she may have good reasons to want to access
> > independently - overrides can be useful but can also be suicidal.
> I generally don't like making it impossible to do something like
> this. The user shouldn't face an absolute choice between using the
> profile and tweaking some settings. A warning dialog is fine, but
> absolutely forbidding someone from making changes isn't -- they may
> have good reasons for doing so.
> Robert, you say what I wanted to say so much better than I said it. :)
> Robert Krawitz <rlk at alum.mit.edu>
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