[tex-live] ICC profiles for PDF/A compliance

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Wed Sep 5 20:53:35 CEST 2018

On 2018-09-05 at 19:11:54 +0200, Mojca Miklavec wrote:

 > Hi,
 > I would like to ask whether it would be acceptable to include some ICC
 > color profiles from ghoscript (GS is GPL-licenced, so I assume those
 > files fall under the same licence) into TeX Live which are needed for
 > PDF/A compliance of PDF documents.
 > The files from GhostScript which are needed are:
 > - default_cmyk.icc
 > - default_gray.icc
 > - default_rgb.icc
 > plus one more file from http://www.eci.org/en/downloads
 > A while ago there was a discussion on this mailing list as well:
 >     https://www.tug.org/pipermail/tex-live/2013-December/034625.html
 > What would have to be done to make these profiles a viable inclusion
 > for TeX Live?

Hi Mojca,
the pdfx LaTeX package already provides an ICC profile


from http://color.org .  AFAICS this is sufficient to create valid


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