Andrew A. Gill a écrit :
> On Wed, 25 Mar 2009, Louis Desjardins wrote:
>> To this point I don?t believe it?s that important to start figuring out
>> whether the case is as good an example as it possibly can. I guess we
>> are not at all trying to make the trial of the use of CMYK in the
>> printing industry! (Now, that would be a total waste of time!) For those
>> interested I bet a full glass of beer ? available at LGM! ? that they
>> can find without too much efforts plenty of explanations about CMYK use
>> in the printing industry on the web. Even non-offset printing go by CMYK
>> and inkjet printing involves CMYK plus Light Cyan, Light Mangenta and/or
>> Vivid Magenta and some Black variations. Somehow, somewhere in the
>> process these printers need to convert the data so the printer can use
>> one of the CMYK inks that?s in the machine, be it toner or printing ink.
>> There is no way to ignore this reality.
> I am informed that some CcMmYK printers accept only RGB data. In such
> cases, it would be better not to convert to CMYK, since it will only
> have to be converted back to RGB before it goes to the device.
This mostly depends on the RIP that is attached to the printer but
really, this doesn’t prove the point of the need of CMYK editing ability
to be wrong, does it?
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