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Re: Color Management in HTML5?

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sat, 6 Mar 2010 11:58:41 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306601003051458h32d4983dt3db81508ba8240e6@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 11:14 AM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:

> Long-term, we would like to do this in Safari (treat CSS colors and
> untagged images as sRGB). In our attempts so far, there have been two
> blockers:
> 1) Our attempts to do this so far have resulted in significant performance
> regressions. We're still working on a way to do this with good enough
> performance.

My understanding is that in MacOS 10.6, the app can just output sRGB and the
display manager will convert to device space at window composition time
(essentially for free). Is that correct, and if so, does that make the
performance problems moot on 10.6?

"He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities;
the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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