[Printing-architecture] Common Printing Dialog and color management

Chris Murphy lists at colorremedies.com
Thu Feb 24 11:21:24 PST 2011

On Feb 24, 2011, at 12:18 PM, Kai-Uwe Behrmann wrote:

> Am 24.02.11, 10:52 -0700 schrieb Chris Murphy:
>> On Feb 24, 2011, at 10:46 AM, Richard Hughes wrote:
>>> On 24 February 2011 17:41, Chris Murphy <lists at colorremedies.com> wrote:
>>>> Not a bad punt for now actually....might be best to just leave CMYK untouched.
>>> Yup, that was my strategy too.
>> It's consistent with Windows and Mac OS also. *shrug* And that's not a bad thing in this instance.
> As soon as somewhere in the print path appears a Cmyk default, its a failed assumtion. Not actual robust.

True. It would be wrong almost no matter what. Might as well just punt and make it a pass through color model. Same would be the case for DeviceN, and CMYK is much closer to DeviceN than are RGB and device independent spaces.

Chris Murphy

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