Re: Color Calibration

On Sat, 2004-08-21 at 14:12 -0700, Ken Harris wrote:
> Every time themes are discussed, there are always N people who say
> "Theme <x> sucks because it's way too (dark/light)".  I've always
> suspected a large portion of this is simply because people don't set the
> gamma correction on their displays to something reasonable -- but it's
> hard to blame them, because setting up your display properly in
> X11/Gnome isn't terribly easy, or even well-documented.
> So I've created a program that steps you through setting up your display
> properly, setting the gamma correction, and maintaining multiple color
> profiles.  It's similar to what the Displays control panel on a Mac
> does, for example.
> It's a standalone Python program right now, but I designed it to look
> and act like a control-center preferences window.  I'd love to see this
> (or something similar) be part of Gnome.  If other people thought it was
> useful, I could do some legwork to get it into gnome-control-center. 
> (But I don't know what would need to be done -- port it to C?)
> What do you think?

FWIW, it's probably worth comparing with and/or reusing code :P from
Ross Burton's monitor-calibration-tool [1] (yes, gammaarRRr was a much
better name).



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