On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 7:22 AM, John Culleton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> A book by MIchael J. Hammel, _The Artist's Guide to Gimp Effects_,
> published in 2007, states that the "next release" of Gimp is
> scheduled to offer the CMYK color model. But that seems not to have
> occurred, alsthough there is a CMYK preview mode.
> Is CMYK color model off the agenda for Gimp? It has been under
> discussion for years. Other Open Source products, such as Krita
> and Scribus, will work in that model. but they lack the capabilities
> of Gimp. So is there any hope?
CMYK is definitely ON the agenda. It is a long term thing. GEGL is
currently being integrated. Once that is substantially completed (ie.
GIMP supports varying colordepths (8bit, 16bit, float,..) and
colorspaces (RGB, Yuv, LAB,..), working at an acceptable speed),
introducing CMYK support will be relatively simple.
I would expect that there might be some limited/experimental CMYK
support by 3.0, based on the current rate of integration.
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