[Sidefx-houdini-list] Linear Workflow

Edward Lam edward at sidefx.com
Tue Oct 26 11:01:37 EDT 2010


On 10/26/2010 10:40 AM, John Coldrick wrote:
> 	I was under the impression that this process would be done 'invisibly' to the
> user, i.e. it's strictly a convenience.  So if I had that hypothetical toggle
> enabled, the convert would happen and then at *that* point everything
> continues as if the now-linear image had been on disk in the first place.  Are
> you referring to issues of tracking where that new image is...and memory
> consumption issues, etc.?  Because I can see that being something to consider.

I see. Well, I would be personally against adding such a feature to 
texture(), preferring the ability to handle 8-bit images as sRGB 
transparently (like Nuke by default?). Does anyone actually 
intentionally produces 8-bit linear images?

-Edward



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