On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 11:25 AM, Frank Gore <g...@projectpontiac.com> wrote: > On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 7:36 PM, Frank Gore <g...@projectpontiac.com> wrote: >> As I mentioned, all the commercial applications I've tried had no >> problems determining the appropriate color space for these files. It's >> only open source tools that are unable to, including Gimp. >> >> So is this a bug? Or is Pentax really that crazy with their file >> formats? They can't be that crazy if commercial applications have no >> trouble with the files. That's a fallacy, I'm afraid.
We don't know if their formats are crazy. But they certainly appear to be undocumented. Until they are documented, or someone reverse-engineers them, we are unlikely to gain support for them in open-source software. (OTOH, it could just be attached in the metadata. EXIF / IPTC support is not complete yet.) > > Someone mentioned I should perhaps post examples of these files, and > that's a fine idea. Wish I'd thought of it sooner. These were taken at > seriously-reduced megapixels in the interest of file size. I figured > the file format was more important than the quality of the picture. > > Here's one straight from my K-7, in Adobe RGB: > http://picasaweb.google.ca/lh/photo/Wc8Lq42A20qRxDoTj1dNRQ?feat=directlink > > And here's another one in sRGB, taken immediately after the above: > http://picasaweb.google.ca/lh/photo/c7_78WNLRXvEgHnmb6QM4g?feat=directlink These could be quite helpful if someone is inclined to reverse engineer it to spot the difference _______________________________________________ Gimp-user mailing list Gimp-user@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user