You must have had some effect, Don, because someone (no one I recognized
from the PWG) asked Jim Livingston during the Q&A section if Microsoft was
going to support the IPP effort of the PWG and his immediate response was
At 02:46 PM 11/14/96 EST, Don Wright wrote:
>I am fully aware of this effort and these are the folks I have been
>talking to trying to get them involved.
>>To: ipp%pwg.org @ interlock.lexmark.com @ SMTP
>cc: (bcc: Don Wright)
>From: rturner%sharplabs.com @ interlock.lexmark.com (Randy Turner) @ SMTP
>Date: 11/14/96 11:09:05 AM
>Subject: Microsoft Internet Printing Efforts
>>I was wondering if we are going to align our IPP work with the
>internet printing effort currently underway at Microsoft. One
>of the engineers in my group attended a "Microsoft Windows/NT 5.0
>Printing Architecture Preview" meeting at Microsoft this week, and
>there is a specific section within the handouts dedicated to
>internet printing utilizing HTTP and URLs. Some of the same concepts
>we talked about in New Orleans are being applied.
>>I think we need to solicit participation by Microsoft in the IPP
>effort if they have already expended significant resources in
>the investigation of internet printing. It seems like their has
>been recent email from someone at Microsoft during our earlier
>internet printing discussions on the mailing list.
>>Just a thought,