[Openicc] Gutenprint team requests CM-off for a print queue be provided as a maintained engineering facility.

Chris Murphy lists at colorremedies.com
Fri May 11 17:55:20 PDT 2012

On May 11, 2012, at 6:45 PM, edmund ronald wrote:

> On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 2:26 AM, Chris Murphy <lists at colorremedies.com> wrote:
>> In any case, an API is needed. Or do we allow apps to modify PPDs, or create derivative PPDs, just so that profile targets and prematched data can be properly printed?
> This is not about "allowing" users to do things, this is about
> *empowering* the Gutenprint engineers to get their job done. The job
> here is getting a configuration file in the mail, loading it, and
> printing various targets in a predictable way as soon as this
> configuration file is loaded, so that measurements can be made and
> sent back by email. As soon as the config file (the PPD) is loaded,
> the queue should be in the desired state.

I'm not seeing the distinction. The desired functionality is needed in other contexts than just building either calibration files or ICC profiles. I think it's important to make sure it's understood what's unique about these needs so that there aren't conflicting or duplicated efforts.

Chris Murphy

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