Color Management in KDE

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b at
Wed Jan 23 17:51:34 GMT 2013

On 22.01.2013 17:50, Cristian Tibirna wrote:
> On Monday 21 January 2013 21:22:42 John Layt wrote:
>> My big concern is that KDE is sleep-walking into a hodge-podge
>> solution with little co-ordination on implementations and dependencies, and
>> little knowledge of the implications of the decisions being made.  I've
>> tried to come up with a logical pragmatic solution within the usual KDE
>> standards and architecture, but I am not a CM expert so if you feel that
>> I've got anything wrong or misunderstood the situation please don't
>> hesitate to call me on it.
> I guess I understand that a very color-conscient application (like, say, 
> krita), will need to correctly support CM internally, particularly if the app 
> is used outside an integrated KDE session. But then, is there conflict when 
> both the application and the wm try to manage color?
> - you mention a few hypothetical developments (especially in relation with 
> Qt5). Do you have direct information on the plans? Or, in other words, what is 
> the perceived probability that your future-projections could be defeated by 
> predictible developer-opinion/development-direction changes?
> Thanks a lot.

A infection hit me. So, I am not able to check things and answer much
for some days.

kind regards

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