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RE: Color fidelity during transcoding

From: Glenn A. Adams <gadams@xfsi.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2006 11:07:48 -0400
Message-ID: <C0A7A8BF0F28BA4B9C6C8816309E1D070CDC2C@ES1.xfsi.com>
To: "Chris Lilley" <chris@w3.org>, <public-tt@w3.org>


Thanks for your comment. The TT WG has reviewed this comment has agreed
upon the following response:

Other than the use of sRGB, DFXP intentionally does not specify
conformance requirements on fidelity of color conversion from a source
document to a DFXP document. At this point, we have not identified any
requirements that would suggest adding this level of specificity.


-----Original Message-----
From: public-tt-request@w3.org [mailto:public-tt-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Chris Lilley
Sent: Saturday, June 03, 2006 12:39 AM
To: public-tt@w3.org
Subject: Color fidelity during transcoding

Hello public-tt,

 I'm pleased to note that all colors are specified in the sRGB color

Does TT AF DFXP express any conformance requirement regarding the
fidelity of the colors when converting to and from DFXP? I am thinking
not only of chrominance and white-point adaptation effects - which
should be minimal for modern equipment given that sRGB uses the 709
phosphor chromaticities - but more for differing assumptions on headroom
footroom, allowed colors, and corrections for flare, scene brightness,
surround and other viewing condition effects.

There is a useful discussion at
How are sRGB and ITU-R BT.709-2 compatible?

Basically I am wondering how much guidance should be given in this area
such that reliable interchange between differing systems can be

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Interaction Domain Leader
 Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Thursday, 27 July 2006 15:08:13 UTC

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