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

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 23:42:16 CEST 2018

út 11. 9. 2018 v 23:10 odesílatel Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> napsal:

>     And where should it be installed? Into the pdfx directory or
>             texmf-dist/tex/generic/icc
> It should go in texmf-dist/tex/generic/<pkgname>, where <pkgname> is
> *what gets uploaded to CTAN*. Please do not create it on the fly in TL
> just because you can :).
> As for what <pkgname> should be, how about "colorprofile"? Because, are
> all profiles really "ICC"? In any case, I don't feel strongly about the
> name.

ICC stands for International Color Consortium. The extension of the files
with the profile is either .icc or .icm (as I have seen).

> As for a new top-level directory instead, Mojca, do you have an argument
> to advance for it? As far as I can see, it would cause churn in many
> search paths with no offsetting advantage. tex/generic seems simpler to
> me in every way. --best, karl.

Zdeněk Wagner
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