Doyle, for me it is as simple as that. I'll tell you why: I might be a Greenhorn when it comes to Colour Management and Printing - but after thirty years in the the Service industry I'm not so green there. It is all about customer perceptions, and this my perception as an Apple customer.
When I buy a product I expect it to work. Now as you know, I bought an iMac, I upgraded to Snow Leopard, I bought the Epson 3880 and I bought the Colormunki - then I followed all the instructions all these manufactures gave me and I printed the ugliest pictures I have ever seen. Frankly, after several days of trying to fix this thing with the help of passionate people like yourself, Edmund, et al I still ended up printing ugly pictures!
All I did was take the same iMac, the same Epson, (and CS3 instead of CS4) the same Colormunki and the same Idiot - and I made pictures where the term "night and day" does not even come close to describing the difference! The only difference was Snow Leopard (and CS3 and, if that is a problem, then shame on Adobe too!)
Here's where the Service part comes in. If I have any kind of problem with the products I sell and service, I have learned through the likes of service Gurus such as Tom Peters and others that you communicate with your customer, acknowledge that there is a problem and tell them how you are going to fix it. The only place where I heard there was a problem was on this website!
The ins and outs of the technicalities of the problem may well interest you - all I want is the damn thing that I paid a lot of money for - to work!
The bottom line for me is that it worked on Windows and it did not work on Apple - therefore Shame on Apple!
There are two impressions that I would not like to leave you with: firstly, that now I'm an expert - I understand that all I have accomplished so far is to get the system to work. Secondly, I sincerely appreciate the input I have received from you guys - I am just not all that interested in the "whys and wherefores".