[Bf-committers] Patch: OCIO Parse Colorspace From Filename

Xavier Thomas xavier.thomas.1980 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 11 14:44:44 CET 2017


It is difficult to tell from the patch without knowing where the "
IMB_loadifffile" function in readimage.c is called, but I suppose this only
tries to better auto-detect the file's colorspace when the user open a new
image but after that the image colorspace setting is honored.


2017-12-11 8:47 GMT-02:00 Sybren A. Stüvel <sybren at stuvel.eu>:

> On 2017-12-11 11:39, Dalai Felinto wrote:
>> Aren't you mixing color space and lens deformation? Troy is referring to
>> the former, while you seem to be talking about the latter.
> Yes, and that's on purpose, as it shows the danger of trying to extract
> semantics from file names.
> That said, if you do use "_linear" as a suffix for your filenames, the
>> image will be opened as linear, although you may not want it in some rare
>> cases like yours. The patch could have this as an option for the file open
>> dialog, similar to how we do for multi-view, but in this case, on by
>> default.
> I agree. IMO it should also be explicit that the file name matters when it
> comes to colour interpretation. I think an option "Guess colour space from
> filename" with a bit more explanation in the tooltip would suffice.
> What would happen with AdobeRGB data in "planks_linear.jpg"? In other
> words, who wins when the filename and embedded profile are conficting?
> Sybren
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