nativeColor and endianness

Patrick Julien freak at
Fri Oct 24 18:25:32 CEST 2003

On October 24, 2003 05:21 pm, Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> On Friday 24 October 2003 23:13, Patrick Julien wrote:
> > Consider placing both you CMYK and RGB class inside the cpp file.  same
> > thing for the inline operator.
> Good point; will do that now.
> > Ok, I will get back to you on how the mapping from CMYK to RGB should be
> > done, but unless you're using color profiles, it won't matter.
> Well, in the end it would be easiest to just use littlecms, and pass the
> entire tile to that lib. It's optimized for that way of using it, and it
> promises fast service, and seems pretty easy to use. No real need to roll
> our own, except for learning purposes.

Yes, abosuletely, I just wans't sure you would be willing to do the work :), 
cuz I'm not :)

> > In any case, I need to figure out on how to do the mapping for
> > pre-multiplied alphas.
> Now that's the interesting bit. littlecms doesn't handle that, and I'm not
> sure what would be a memory-efficient way of handling it. On the other
> hand, I don't care much about optimizations at the moment. The current
> design of Krita seems nice enough that it puts a lot of those things in
> discrete parts that can easily be refactored when needed.

Thanks, I guess :)

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