I've received the same concerns from a couple people offline (yes, I asked them to post their comments to the list..) - changed process-monochrome to OPTIONAL but left monochrome, color, and auto as REQUIRED. I have also added a note for this explaining why process-monochrome is OPTIONAL.
On Apr 19, 2012, at 10:14 AM, Zehler, Peter wrote:
> Xerox has a strong objection to making the value ‘process-monochrome” REQUIRED for color printers. We want it changed to OPTIONAL. For laser printers, process monochrome function causes trouble with drums and/or developers. It also can cause a degradation in print quality.
>>> Peter Zehler
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>> From: ipp-bounces at pwg.org [mailto:ipp-bounces at pwg.org] On Behalf Of Michael Sweet
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> Subject: [IPP] WG Last Call - IPP Job and Printer Extensions - Set 3 (JPS3) (April 9 through April 18, 2012)
>> This message initiates the IPP Working Group last call of the IPP Job and Printer Extensions - Set 3 (JPS3) specification that has been in extended development since last year. The latest stable draft can be found here:
>>ftp://ftp.pwg.org/pub/pwg/ipp/wd/wd-ippjobprinterext3v10-20120409.docx>ftp://ftp.pwg.org/pub/pwg/ipp/wd/wd-ippjobprinterext3v10-20120409.pdf>ftp://ftp.pwg.org/pub/pwg/ipp/wd/wd-ippjobprinterext3v10-20120409-rev.pdf>> Please send all feedback to the IPP mailing list (reply-all works fine for this) and it will be collected and processed as quickly as possible. Our intent is to move JPS3 to PWG Last Call to span the April 2012 F2F.
>> Thank you!
> Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair
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