Re: [Gimp-developer] (no subject)

On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 7:14 PM, Elle Stone <l elle stone gmail com> wrote:
> On 6/19/12, Øyvind Kolås <pippin gimp org> wrote:
>> None of the ICC profile handling in GIMP deals with GEGL or higher
>> bitdepths - at the start and end of all these code paths things go
>> through 8bpc; and probably behave similarly to how they do in 2.8 -
>> there shouldn't be much of a difference.
>> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 4:10 PM, Elle Stone <l elle stone gmail com> wrote:
>>> Is this a permanent state of affairs?
>> No, it means that the code converting between color profiles is
>> unchanged and has almost not been touched as part of the conversion to
>> use GEGL, in other words it is still 8bit, you or anyone elses
>> contribution to fix this would be welcome - but it is unlikely as high
>> priority as making other important things work fully.
>> /Ø
> Hi /Ø,
> My apologies, I think I accidentally emailed you off-list.
> The last bit of code that I wrote was a rewrite of the dcraw c code to
> make it floating point and to incorporate some of the great
> interpolation algorithms that the dcraw default c code doesn't
> include.
> That does't make me a "real" programmer, just a "programmer wannabe".
> Nonetheless, getting color conversion right is important enough to me
> that I'd like to take a look at the code and see what I can do.
> However, Babl/Gegl/Gimp is a whole lot of code broken into a whole lot
> of files. If someone could maybe tell me which files handle color
> conversion, I would try my best to make sense of it all.

If you join #gimp on I'm sure there will be people who
can point you in the right direction ;) At least for the color profile
bits which should be very self contained code.

/Øyvind K.

«The future is already here. It's just not very evenly distributed»
                                                 -- William Gibson ;                 

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