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Re: Color Management in HTML5?

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sat, 06 Mar 2010 17:21:19 -0800
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-id: <C68170BC-BC73-4F4C-8FC1-460940953C0A@apple.com>
To: Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net>

On Mar 6, 2010, at 4:39 PM, Kornel Lesiński wrote:

> On 05.03.2010, at 08:08, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>
>> Just to report on what Safari does: we colormatch images that are  
>> tagged with an explicit colorspace, but we treat CSS colors and  
>> colors in untagged images as being in the device color space  
>> (instead of treating as sRGB). This seems to give a good balance  
>> between performance for the common case and color-correctness for  
>> cases where precise color is desired.
>
> I wouldn't say precise color. Consistently bad maybe. This behavior  
> is very irritating on high-gamut monitors. Images on the web are  
> designed for sRGB-like monitors, and they look horrible (pink and  
> oversaturated in my case) on monitors that have significantly  
> different color space.
>
> (this is system-wide problem in OS X, e.g. rendering of Dock icons  
> is also bad and inconsistent, so perhaps it needs to be fixed  
> outside Safari...)

Feel free to file bug reports against Safari or Mac OS X at http://bugreport.apple.com/ 
  (requires free ADC account).

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Sunday, 7 March 2010 01:21:53 GMT

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