IPP> MOD - Comments on printer-state, printer-state-reasons viz a

IPP> MOD - Comments on printer-state, printer-state-reasons viz a

IPP> MOD - Comments on printer-state, printer-state-reasons viz a

Tom Hastings hastings at cp10.es.xerox.com
Thu Feb 20 07:37:31 EST 1997


I'd like to discuss this issue on printer-state this Friday, 2/21 at the 1:00pm
PST (4:00 pm EST) IPP Model telecon.


Thanks,
Tom


>Date: Wed, 19 Feb 1997 21:33:01 -0800
>To: ipp
>From: Tom Hastings <hastings at cp10.es.xerox.com>
>Subject: MOD - Comments on printer-state, printer-state-reasons viz a viz
Printer MIB
>Cc: pmp
>
>I've posted some comments on the printer-state, printer-state-reasons, and
>printer-state-as-text IPP attributes:
>
>ftp://ftp.pwg.org/pub/pwg/ipp/new_MOD/
>
>-rw-r--r--   1 pwg      pwg        20992 Feb 20 05:17
printer-state-comments-tnh.doc
>-rw-r--r--   1 pwg      pwg        19424 Feb 20 05:18
printer-state-comments-tnh.pdf
>
>Bob and I are proposing a drastically reduced set of printer states:
unknown, idle, processing (Bob prefers: printing), and mixed.  
>
>The printer-state-reasons attribute indicates:
>
>  (1) orthogonical states, such as printer disabled from accepting Print
operations 
>      and printer paused (by operator) so maps cleanly to ISO DPA
>  (2) printer conditions (binary change events from the Printer MIB).
>
>I've copied the pmp list as well, to see if they agree with the idea
>of how to represent all of the Printer MIB binary change events, both
>critical and warning as values of the Printer's printer-state-reasons
attribute.
>
>Please send comments to the ipp list with "MOD -" as the first 5 characters
of the
>subject line.
>
>Thanks,
>Tom
>



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