[IPP] output-bin value for roll-fed printers...

[IPP] output-bin value for roll-fed printers...

[IPP] output-bin value for roll-fed printers...

Ira McDonald blueroofmusic at gmail.com
Thu Jul 4 16:02:08 UTC 2013


Hi Mike,

I'm in favor of adding 'roll' to the "output-bin" attribute.

Appropriate technology (don't use a hammer to drive a tack).

Cheers,
- Ira


Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect)
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On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 3:13 PM, Michael Sweet <msweet at apple.com> wrote:

> All,
>
> PWG 5100.2 is missing a keyword value for roll-fed printers. While
> technically most roll-fed printers produce face-up output (and thus could
> use the value 'face-up'), this also has the unfortunate connotation that
> the stacking order is reversed since most printers producing face-up output
> *do* stack the output in reverse order.
>
> The JPS3 printer-output-tray attribute and corresponding Printer MIB
> prtOutput properties do provide the correct stacking order, direction
> (up/down), and type of each output bin/tray, however printer-output-tray is
> still not widely supported and would seem to be overkill for just
> describing that a printer's output is not stacked.
>
> Does anyone object to adding a new value of 'roll' for the "output-bin"
> attribute?
>
> _________________________________________________________
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>
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