GSoC CM collaboration

Maarten Maathuis madman2003 at
Sun Mar 2 10:14:05 PST 2008

On 3/2/08, Kai-Uwe Behrmann <ku.b at> wrote:
> Is here interesst to implement something with colour management in or
>  above X during the GSoC?
>  As I am not a Xorg programmer, I can offer only help in the colour
>  management details. Supposedly the main part would be for a Xorg
>  experienced mentor and of course the student involved.
>  Already available is some information about X colorimetry by a profile
>  atom. Oyranos is soon releasing a C framework for plugable moduls. I am
>  just about learning git. Thus GPU acceleration seems not so far away.
>  My major concern are multi monitor systems, with obviously different
>  colorimetry. A laptop with an external monitor is a good example. Both
>  monitor devices can display colours to some degree satisfactory. But a
>  precondition is clear placing the colour transformation onto the right
>  monitor plane. My guess is, a layer near X will best know about such
>  geometric details.
>  Is this something feasible? What are the preconditions to be meet for such
>  a collaboration?
>  kind regards
>  Kai-Uwe Behrmann
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>  developing for colour management
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I can't anwser your questions, but i do have a question.

What kind of color correction do you have in mind? (besides the usual
gamma adjustment)

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