IPP> Face-to-face meeting minutes posted

IPP> Face-to-face meeting minutes posted

IPP> Face-to-face meeting minutes posted

Ira McDonald blueroofmusic at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 23:44:18 EDT 2008


Hi Mike,

I agree - the PWG hasn't ever standardized encumbered technology
and it shouldn't ever start doing so.

Cheers,
- Ira

On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 11:35 PM, Michael Sweet <msweet at apple.com> wrote:
> Ira McDonald wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> XPS - I agree with Mike that it's not appropriate as a required document
>> format for IPP right now.  But it *is* being formally standardized in ECMA
>> Technical Committee 46:
>>
>>  http://www.ecma-international.org/memento/TC46.htm
>>
>> And their current draft 1.2 is much improved from the earlier drafts
>> - worth watching.
>
> Unless the patent stuff is resolved to allow for open source/free
> software implementations, I would be opposed to adding it even if
> it gets an ECMA stamp of approval.
>
> --
> ______________________________________________________________________
> Michael R Sweet                        Senior Printing System Engineer
>



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