I don't have an HDR display, but I do have two high color gamut displays. And when using Linux and my displays set to Adobe RGB all the colors on the screens look neon because color management in Linux (Windows, too) only adjusts LUT values. Only apps like Krita, GIMP, Blender, Firefox (after manual configuration), etc. show correct color. It's pretty annoying. Hopefully that'll change one day.
This is good news. Despite what the article says it's not novel to handle high dynamic range in color management. macOS does this already. The interesting part of this for me isn't the HDR but the fact that Linux will end up with macOS-level color management because of the necessity to clamp the UI to sRGB while allowing anything using an HDR-capable color profile to show as such... like macOS.
If that makes me a bad person so be it. I'm not going to have the fucking ads track me around the internet and slow my computer to a grinding halt.
Wow someone sure lost his ever loving mind over having an unpopular opinion about youtube-dl.
I personally haven't used it that much, but when I did I was glad it was there. Last time I used it was when I flew to Canada and downloaded a few videos to watch on the plane there.
Did it cause those people to lose ad revenue? Yeah, but they're not getting any at my house anyway with a pi-hole and ad block.
Back in the day movie studios were forbidden from owning movie theaters because owning both the production and distribution was illegal, yet Google is allowed to do it. Apple is allowed to do it.
Blink on Linux has stopped color managing the past few versions. I don't quite know how long. I submitted a detailed bug report with photos, but they barely read what I had to say, spurned my efforts to help, and then labeled it as "won't fix". Meanwhile, it's still broken.
It probably will remain broken for a while because probably precious few people using Linux have displays able to view far beyond sRGB.
There’s no bread let them eat cake
There’s no end to what they’ll take
Flaunt the fruits of noble birth
Wash the salt into the earth
But they’re marching to Bastille Day
La guillotine will claim her bloody prize
Free the dungeons of the innocent
The king will kneel, and let his kingdom rise
-- Rush, Bastille Day (1975)
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