[GSoC] KWin colour management

Thomas L├╝bking thomas.luebking at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 17:41:31 GMT 2012


Am 22.03.2012, 08:55 Uhr, schrieb Kai-Uwe Behrmann <ku.b at gmx.de>:

> Lets hypothetical assume some effort is initiated to bring CM to Qt and
> that happens during Qt 5 life time. The new design says by default all
> content is considered sRGB, which is by itself reasonable. However
> existing applications will initially not know about that changed
> convention.
Errrmmm... how is that please different from opting out of the compositor?
Except that latter does not only hit Qt applications but also *every*  
"legacy" stuff around?

> The conflict is solveable by making the new drawing API incompatible with
> the old one, e.g. requiring a colour space argument.
Or by making user code color correction calls  
(QApplication::setColorSpec(int spec)?) invalidate/override library  
settings?

Cheers,
Thomas




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