color management spec

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at
Mon Jun 2 04:33:06 PDT 2008

Am 02.06.08, 11:46 +0200 schrieb Lubos Lunak:
> On Saturday 31 of May 2008, Kai-Uwe Behrmann wrote:

> > To add to this, the project of handling colour management inside compiz
> > has many sides which are nice to modularise:
> > A ) communicate what is required by a application (regions, profiles..),
> >     and tell what can be done by the windowmanager?
> > B ) convert a ICC profile conversion into a shader description
> > C ) wrap most of the above into Oyranos API's and
> >     a hopefully small remainder into a compiz plug-in
> >
> > Ideally applications see nothing about this.
>  Why does the original proposal speak about the compositing manager doing it 
> on the behalf of applications then?

Application should be able to opt out for colour management and continue 
with advanced technices as they do today.
> > And let me ask you, Lubos, why not in compiz? What is difficult with
> > it? Or, where else?
>   'Why' is a natural question when being told to do something without being 
> told why. Or can I count on you or somebody else writting the necessary code 
> for me?

Not in spare time. But probably you can tell more about requirements and 
strategies for colour matching in a compositor. So compositors can have a 
common and easy way to support such features later on.

kind regards
Kai-Uwe Behrmann
developing for colour management +

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