Omari Stephens wrote:
> Hi, all
> I wrote up a quick spec for how GIMP should deal with color profiles
> associated with files and images. The spec is attached, and is also
> attached to bug 608961. If you have any general thoughts/comments, I
> would love to hear them, but please note the scope of the document.
Please don't forget to incorporate EXIF data into the show:
For quite some time, users will have to deal with incompatible and
especially simply incomplete implementations of color management.
Possibly that pain  can be eased if users are supported to specify
workarounds, like: 'camera xy' + 'filename starts with _' => AdobeRGB.
Sort of heuristic device drivers.
PS: I think the scope of your questions is actually more of UX. As you said,
the pure technical solution is to popup when inference fails.
 an example of how it took 5 days to track down the
import problems for some Pentax cameras:
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