[cairo] Adding a color management interface to GTK

Chris Murphy lists at colorremedies.com
Fri Jan 22 05:52:46 PST 2010

On Jan 22, 2010, at 3:51 AM, Richard Hughes wrote:

> 2010/1/21 Bill Spitzak <spitzak at gmail.com>:
>> Any time spent on "color management" that could have been spent supporting
>> floating point image data is time wasted, imho.
> We live in an environment where we are dealing with quantized, fixed
> input and output formats. Converting everything to XYZ and back again
> isn't going to be popular with the performance folks, nor do I think
> it's a good idea.

Don't actually convert to XYZ then, concatenate two or more color spaces together, remove the XYZ "bridge" between them, and now you have a fast direct lookup table from device1RGB to device2RGB.

Chris Murphy
Color Remedies (TM)
New York, NY
Co-author "Real World Color Management, 2nd Ed"

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