Am 26.11.03, 12:32 +0100 schrieb Sven Neumann:

> They should probably be included at some point. Actually our goal was
> to move as much plug-ins out of the main distribution as possible and
> not to accept any new plug-ins.  However since there's still no
> useable plug-in registry, we lately changed this policy and started to
> add plug-ins to the 1.3 tree.

I understand.

> However it's a bit late to still add plug-ins for 2.0 but we can start
> now to implement a reasonable CMS framework in plug-ins and modules
> and integrate these into the distribution for the 2.2 release.

The later sounds interessting.

> > convert undisplayable colour spaces to RGB. So I am now able to open
> > CMYKs and Lab to an visible image.
> libtiff does these color conversions for you already. The GIMP tiff

Yes, CMYK is converted natively by libtiff. The plug-in is able to do
it with an embedded ICC profile. This may remain for the CMS framework
of gimp You mentioned.

> plug-in is able to read CMYK files, not sure about Lab. The ability to
> read multiple pages from TIFF files should be added to GIMP's standard
> TIFF plug-in. This is a frequently requested feature and we are
> waiting for a patch for quite some time already:

Loading it up with my login failed. Are there other ways to send it?

> As I said, it's a bit late to get this into 2.0. But it all depends on
> how large the changes are. I don't think we can integrate color
> management at this point but a clean patch for loading multiple pages
> could be accepted into 2.0 still.

It is more a new plug-in in terms of size. My goal was not to split the
code for different apps. So take a look on it yourselfe.


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