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

edmund ronald edmundronald at gmail.com
Fri May 11 18:07:29 PDT 2012


 The distinction is that we are not advocating that a feature be made
available to future users, we are requesting it for ourselves ASAP so
that there will actually be a system to give to future users.


On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 2:55 AM, Chris Murphy <lists at colorremedies.com> wrote:
> 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.
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