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2001.02.09 17:50 "Any standards on storing detailed color info in TIFF tags", by Gavin Gee
2001.02.10 01:51 "Re: Any standards on storing detailed color info in TIFF tags", by Martin Bailey, Harlequin
2001.02.12 10:15 "Re: Any standards on storing detailed color info in TIFF tags", by Bjorn Brox
2001.02.12 10:34 "Re: Any standards on storing detailed color info in TIFF tags", by Martin Bailey, Harlequin

2001.02.12 10:34 "Re: Any standards on storing detailed color info in TIFF tags", by Martin Bailey, Harlequin

What about the TIFFTAG_INKNAMES (333) and TIFFTAG_NUMBEROFINKS (334) tags?

They're a good start, and useful for colorants which have standardized names (e.g. Pantones). Beyond those you're in trouble. Even vaguely obvious memory colours like "Forest Green" are useful only in providing a linkage to details provided out-of-band.

Regards

Martin Bailey

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