[Openicc] [Gimp-print-devel] Color-managed printing on Linux with current CUPS: Fact or fiction?

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at gmx.de
Tue Jan 31 02:33:37 PST 2012

I am replying to gimp-print and OpenICC only, as was requested.

Am 30.01.2012 18:00, schrieb Michael Sweet:
> On Jan 30, 2012, at 8:19 AM, Kai-Uwe Behrmann wrote:
> other user. It was mentioned that the three selectors are not sufficient
> to select the correct calibration state. Users can easily change gamma,
> brightness in the print dialog and get no warning while using the same
> profile. So users need practical to check each time that nothing changed
> in one of the unpredictable way outlined. That kind of colour transform
> is useful for testing, but too unrelyable for production. Management
> implies a level of securing conditions.
> I hope you have read all of my posts saying that "gamma" and "brightness" controls are deprecated in CUPS and have no place in these discussions?

Thanks for the reminder. And I think that beside calibration is not yet
a solved issue in IPP, I agree with you for image manipulation not being
a good thing in the print system level as I stated before.

But looking at he thread topic, my annotation is pretty spot on.

kind regards

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