Re: [Gimp-developer] Documentation on color spaces

On  09.10.2013 at 03:20 P.M., Elle Stone wrote:

The topic of Documentation came up recently. It occurred to me that
existing and future Gimp developers might find documentation on color
spaces and ICC profiles helpful. So I wrote up a "Completely Painless
Programmer's Guide to XYZ, RGB, ICC, xyY, and TRCs", which is posted
on my website at

Indeed, it's very useful. It might surely take me some time to work
through it, but thank you very much for your efforts to share your

If there's an interest, I'll put together Part 2, which would cover:

* CieLAB (how it relates to XYZ and why it's useful for image editing)
* CMY(K) (how it relates to RGB and XYZ)
* YCbCr, YUV, HSL, and HSV  (how these derivative color spaces are
connected to their parent RGB color space)
* LCMS2 (how it links working space profiles with monitor, camera, and
printer profiles)

Yes, there is interest in it (at least from me).

Kind regards,


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