[argyllcms] Re: lab2lab.icm

  • From: Iliah Borg <ib@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2012 18:51:44 -0500

On Nov 22, 2012, at 6:25 PM, Graeme Gill wrote:

> Richard Hughes wrote:
>> I've been looking at the profiles we ship by default on the Fedora
>> LiveCD. We currently ship lab2lab.icm from Argyll. What's the point in
>> this profile, and is it useful to actual users? Thanks.
> Many systems have CMM's that will only work with two device
> profiles - ie. they assume that they are translating from
> a device to a device space, so lab2lab allows you to get
> access to the PCS side of a device profile using these
> types of CMM's. This does assume that the rest of the
> CMM machinery will do reasonable things about encoding/decoding
> Lab values though...
> Graeme Gill.

I also use lab2lab as a dummy for device links when needed; and sometimes I use 
a symmetric bidirectional lab2lab. Excluding lab2lab would be a bad idea while 
adding a bidirectional one might be a good one.

Iliah Borg

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