[NTG-context] RAL colours
pavneet_arora at waroc.com
Sat Apr 4 13:31:10 CEST 2015
Of and on, I have struggled to find a colour space that is expressive
enough for printing, but convenient to access through ConTeXt for
day-to-day usage. I find with X11 that the emphasis on screen skews the
colours to be brighter than what is desired, especially if one is
dealing with coloured stock---say beige kraft---as I am doing with my
current bit of typesetting.
In this process I have come across the RAL colour space:
whose values can be conveniently (sort of) accessed at:
For my immediate needs, I have simply created a set of:
However, I am wondering if it might make sense to have a
colo-imp-ral.mkiv? So my questions would be:
1. Is the RAL colour space a decent one for printing purposes? What
would be disadvantages, if not?
2. Does colo-imp-ral.mkiv exist already?
3. If not, would others find it useful to have a colo-imp-ral.mkiv? If
it doesn't then I would be happy to prepare one and submit it.
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