[NTG-context] Questions to PDF/A compliant documents: missing ICC files?

Henri Menke henrimenke at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 23:38:55 CEST 2018



On 19/06/18 03:20, Tomas Hala wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> at http://wiki.contextgarden.net/PDF/A I found the following:
> 
> """""
> In ConTeXt mkiv, in order to create such a compliant PDF/A file, one can do as follows: first install (or check that they are present) the following color profiles files
> 
> default_cmyk.icc
> default_gray.icc
> default_rgb.icc
> ISOcoated_v2_300_eci.icc
> 
> into tex/texmf-context/colors/icc/profiles of your Context standalone directory. The default_*.icc files are part of ghostscript...
> """""
> 
> So I checked that they are present (CentOS 6.6, GPL Ghostscript 8.70) and
> I discovered that these files are not present at any ConTeXt (or TeX) installation from TeXlive
> neither as separate files, nor at file context/colors/icc/context/colorprofiles.xml.
> 
> Only default_gray.icc is present as a part of ConTeXt installations from our garden.
> 
> Therefore, I would like to ask
> (a) where I can find the set of original default*.icc files,
> (b) what is the reason why these files are not included in the TeXlive and garden installations,
> (c) if it is possible to add it there for future, and
> (d) if the produced PDF (with \setupbackend[format={pdf/a-1b:2005}...]) is PDF/a compliant when these
> icc files are not present and the whole content of the document is only in black (i.e. no grayscale, no colours).

wget http://dl.contextgarden.net/misc/iccprofiles/complete_ICC_profiles.zip
unzip complete_ICC_profiles.zip -d /opt/context/tex/texmf-local

> 
> Our university decided to be "PDF/a compliant", that is the reason why I am asking.
> 
> Best wishes,
> 
> Tomáš
> 
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