[Openicc] Gutenprint mission as Linux moves towards color managed workflows

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at gmx.de
Sun May 13 13:31:03 PDT 2012

Am 13.05.12, 12:40 +0200 schrieb Till Kamppeter:
> On 05/13/2012 12:53 AM, edmund ronald wrote:
>> Therefore, we believe that any new print solutions that we support
>> should *also* fully enable the historical CM-off print queues
>> as these are important for our existing userbase. These are also essential
>> for our contributors  as engineering and diagnostic tools.

> What we need here then is a standardized CUPS filter option (like there are 
> already options as "number-up", "page-ranges", ... in the CUPS filter system) 
> to turn off color management. It could be a boolean option named
>   color-management
> which is set to "on" by default and sending a job with the command line 
> option or IPP attribute

May I point out, that Gutenprint people originally asked for a global per 
queue CM-off switch without additional per job effort. However the 
color-management IPP option would operate per job and needs additional

kind regards

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