IPP>MOD - updated conformance paper - defaults

IPP>MOD - updated conformance paper - defaults

IPP>MOD - updated conformance paper - defaults

Robert Herriot Robert.Herriot at Eng.Sun.COM
Wed Apr 23 16:58:03 EDT 1997


> From rdebry at us.ibm.com Wed Apr 23 13:11:06 1997
> 
> Bob Herriot wrote:
> 
> As my previous email stated, I disagree with the notion that the first
> value is the default. This may simplify things, but it doesn't solve
> the integer range case. This rule may be a good fallback rule for the
> case where there is not an explicit default, but I think we need a
> mechanism for defining default values. I have suggested that a naming
> convention, such as "default-XXX" or "XXX-default" be used as the
> default for "XXX". Or perhaps printer attribute XXX contains the default value
> for job attribute XXX and the printer attribute "XXX-supported" contains
> the supported values.
> 
> For attributes exressed as a range, for example, priority, what about
> putting the default value first, followed by the range? For example,
> 
> priority : 1, (1:100)
> 
> That is, the default priority is 1, but allowable
> values are in the range 1 to 100.


This complicates the syntax, much as tags did.  I am trying to keep
the values simple.


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