IPP>MOD - missing job template attributes

IPP>MOD - missing job template attributes

IPP>MOD - missing job template attributes

Robert Herriot Robert.Herriot at Eng.Sun.COM
Fri Jul 18 15:41:42 EDT 1997


> From rdebry at us.ibm.com Fri Jul 18 10:39:24 1997
> 
> As I have been reviewing the model document this morning,
> I looked to see what typical job properties we can associate
> with a job in some of our existing systems. There were a
> few that stood out.  I don't recall if there has been discussion
> of these in our model work or not.  If we discussed all of these
> and rejected them or handled them in some other manner
> please excuse my forgetfulness -- it's old age!
> 
> Here are the attributes that I don't see in IPP:
> 
> Orientation  (portrait or landscape)


This is suitable for conversion, e.g. text to PostScript but not
for printing PostScript directly. We dropped it when we dropped
all text conversion attributes, under the assumption that we would
not specify attributes that deal with conversion issues.


> 
> Color (print black and white on a color printer)


This is also a conversion issue and was a eliminated for the same
reason.


Bob Herriot
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