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Re: [css-color] Safari 7 is color-managing CSS colors?

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 7 Dec 2013 01:47:19 +0100
Message-ID: <1041595828.20131207014719@w3.org>
To: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Hello Dean,

Saturday, December 7, 2013, 12:21:31 AM, you wrote:

> On 7 Dec 2013, at 7:28 am, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:

>> Hello Dean,
>> Friday, December 6, 2013, 8:53:35 PM, you wrote:
>>> Yes, we now follow the CSS spec and match to sRGB.
>> Cool and (unlike Microsoft IE 9/10 which convert colours *to* sRGB but
>> then fails to convert them *to* the monitor gamut if that is not sRGB)
>> it seems from Tab's comment that you correctly do both steps (read the
>> CSS colors as sRGB, and transform to output device colourspace.

> We tag the colours as sRGB, then OS X does whatever magic is needed
> for the output device.

Yes, that will give the right result.

>> Could you confirm that you do this for both monitors and for printers?

> I canít confirm since I donít have a printer, but I assume it would work.
Given what you said above, I assume so too.

>> I assume its still the case that ICC-tagged raster images are
>> correctly handled (converted from source colourspace to output device
>> colourspace)?

> Yes. If not, itís a bug.

> Please file any bugs you see. Some plugin content could possibly now not
> match the CSS colours used in the page, but thatís kind-of expected.

> (BTW - Tim Horton is the evil engineer behind all this, and heís reading
> the thread, but Iíve told him that the path to eternal happiness definitely
> includes NEVER talking on a standards email list)
Thanks for the contact info. Hi Tim :)

Best regards,
 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Sunday, 8 December 2013 06:03:19 UTC

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