Meet the Color Management Developer

Seán Hayes

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Why was Color Management created?

I got the idea for this add-on while reading about the upcoming features for Firefox 3.0. Among them was color management, though it could only be configured through about:config, which isn't something most users would be comfortable with. I'd been interested in learning XUL and making Firefox Extensions, and this seemed like a good starter project to familiarize myself with the technology.

What's next for Color Management

Next for this add-on, I'd like it to prompt the user to restart the application after changing the settings, since they only take effect upon restart. I'd also like to add additional functionality, like maybe extracting profiles from images. And of course this add-on will likely require updating every time the Gecko layout engine gets updated.

Development and documentation of this project is now hosted on GitHub: http://github.com/SeanHayes/firefox-color-management-add-on

Feel free to file bug reports, contribute to the documentation, add translations, or submit code patches (you can clone the project on GitHub and I'll pull in your changes).

About the Developer

Developer Information
Name Seán Hayes
Location Rochester, NY
Occupation Web Developer, Entrepreneur
Homepage http://seanhayes.name/
User since March 26, 2008
Number of add-ons developed 1 add-on
Average rating of developer's add-ons Rated 4 out of 5 stars