color management spec

Lubos Lunak l.lunak at
Fri May 30 07:20:26 PDT 2008

On Friday 30 of May 2008, Tomas Carnecky wrote:
> As part of my GSoC project I have to work out a spec that covers how
> applications should communicate color management related properties
> between each other and the compositing manager. The main idea of the
> project is to let the compositing manager do the color management on
> behalf of the applications. But before that can happen, the applications
> have to tell the compositing manager how they want to have their colors
> managed. The following spec I came up with should cover exactly that
> communication.

 There are technical things I don't like about the proposal, but before we get 
to that, I think this mail is seriously lacking in the "Why" department. For 
example: Why the compositing manager should do that? Or: Why do the work of 
adding it to compositing managers when many users don't use them for various 
reasons and then applications presumably need to handle it themselves anyway?

Lubos Lunak
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