Review Request: include KolorManager in kdegraphics

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at
Mon Mar 19 07:38:49 GMT 2012

Am 16.03.12, 17:05 +0100 schrieb Alex Fiestas:
> On Friday, March 16, 2012 03:09:39 PM John Layt wrote:
>> Here's my pragmatic take on it, without judging the merits of either project
>> or their champions, and not knowing what the implications for application
>> developers are.
>> At the moment I believe we are only talking about KCM Modules to configure
>> sub-systems external to KDE.  There is no code I'm aware of in kdelibs, kde-
>> runtime, or kde-workspace that actually implements anything colour
>> management related.  As such any KCM module to configure such a system
>> belongs in extragear for now.  When a distro chooses one or other of the
>> competing systems for their distro then they can package the appropriate
>> KCM for that system.
> Agreed
>> If the time comes when one or other system is integrated directly into one
>> of our core modules or applications and requires to be configured, then
>> that is the time for that KCM to move into the appropriate main module.
> If they both stay alive and healthy then we may want to abstract the
> abstracted alrady asbtracted so our applications only have to care about that
> abstraction instead of caring about colord/oryanos/windows/mac
> Abstraction++ (if possible :p)

In Oyranos users need few care about cross platform support. If extra bits 
are needed, these would certainly be welcome inside upstream Oyranos CMS.

kind regards


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