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Re: color-profile

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2003 10:49:38 +0200
Message-ID: <1583059208.20031007104938@w3.org>
To: "Sigurd Lerstad" <sigler@bredband.no>
Cc: "Dean Jackson" <dean@w3.org>, www-svg@w3.org, www-style@w3.org

On Monday, October 6, 2003, 6:43:35 PM, Sigurd wrote:

SL> ***With current ICC proposals, the profile's unique ID is an MD5-encoded
SL> value within the profile header**

SL> I have looked at the profile header description and I can't see any 128 bit
SL> MD5 value stored in there...

6.1.13 Profile ID

Profile ID is generated by using the MD5 fingerprinting method
(details of which can be found via the Technical Notes page on the ICC
web-site - www.color.org).. The entire profile, based on the size
field in the header, is used to calculate the ID with the exception of
the Rendering intent, Header attributes, and Profile ID fields in the
profile header for which zeros are used instead of their actual
values. A Profile ID value of zero indicates the ID has not been
calculated. However, it is strongly recommended that profile creators
do calculate and fill in the correct value in the Profile ID field.

File Format for Color Profiles (Version 4.0.0)

 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
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