[Openicc] Hello from me

Ann McCarthy almccart at lexmark.com
Mon May 7 13:49:34 PDT 2012

Cheers all around. I am very glad to hear this. And also glad to hear of
the collaboration on the metadata.

Best regards,
Ann L McCarthy
Imaging Systems Architect
Lexmark International, Inc.

On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 8:18 AM, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Kai-Uwe and I have spoken much at LGM about OpenICC, past behaviour
> and working together. The conclusion we came to was that we'd both
> acted badly in the past with unfair statements and silly tit-for-tat
> attacks on each other. Some of this I think was due to inherent
> cultural differences, some of this not. I think that applies to a few
> other people on this list too.
> We've come to an agreement that it's perfectly okay to have different
> implementations of a CMS stack on Linux, and it's okay to disagree
> with how something is built or designed. We both agree wholeheartedly
> it makes a ton of sense to share specifications. The fact that colord
> and Oyranos are so different is a good thing, and as is usual with
> open source, we can cross-pollinate the good ideas from one to
> another.
> In light of this, Kai-Uwe has reviewed the metadata keys I have been
> using in colord, and I will add them to the next version of the
> OpenICC metadata specification. Similarly, the other keys that Oyranos
> uses for profile matching (that colord doesn't) will be added to the
> profiles when they are generated by gnome-color-manager. It's only a
> few hundred bytes after-all.
> Together we're going to write a better description of what the OpenICC
> mailing list is all about, and what it should be used for. With this
> kind of document existing, we can point people (or people can point me
> at) when things go slightly awry and blood starts boiling for whatever
> reason.
> We've got so few people interested in color management using open
> source, we can't really afford to have a huge rift at this stage. I'm
> pretty proud that we've addressed a lot of things today and are moving
> forward, and I think that will be of benefit to both of us.
> Richard.
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