On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 9:22 PM, Alexandre Prokoudine <
> On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 11:14 AM, Jehan Pagès wrote:
> >> So I thought I'd answer this question, with your help. Does Gimp still
> >> “fiddle with the colors during printing”?
> > Actually I think the problem you are refering to is more that printers do
> > not use RGB at all. The most common color space for printers is CMYK:
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CMYK_color_model
> > RGB on the other hand is done for screen display. And so the answer is
> > unfortunately there is still no CMYK support in GIMP. You can't create a
> > CMYK image in GIMP.
> Jehan, this is irrelevant to the question :)
Oups ok. My bad then. :-)
> The question is whether GIMP does the correct color space conversion
> and, as a matter of fact, whether it should do it at all, which
> depends on the kind of printing plug-in in use.
> If this is about the Gutenprint plug-in, then any wrongdoings are most
> likely on its side.
> If this is about the printing via stock GTK+ dialog, then it depends
> on the version of GTK+ and operating system.
> Alexandre Prokoudine
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