[IPP] IPP Finishings 2.0: "finishings-col-database"

[IPP] IPP Finishings 2.0: "finishings-col-database"

[IPP] IPP Finishings 2.0: "finishings-col-database"

Ira McDonald blueroofmusic at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 14:28:54 UTC 2014


Hi Mike,

I like "finishings-col-database".

I agree that this is necessary for practical non-expert use of pre-composed
finishings options.

Cheers,
- Ira


Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect)
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On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 11:21 AM, Michael Sweet <msweet at apple.com> wrote:

> All,
>
> My prototype experience shows that "pre-composed" finishing operations
> selected using the finishing-template member attribute are the most
> important/useful for non-expert UI.
>
> Since finishings-col-ready is defined to list only those finishing
> operations that are available at any given time, I would like to propose
> adding a "finishings-col-database" attribute that holds all of the named
> finishing operations that are configured on a given Printer - this would
> provide a necessary vendor and site configuration attribute, with the
> finishings-col-ready attribute reflecting which finishing operations are
> possible based on the current subunit state.
>
> Your comments are appreciated!
>
> ....
>
> The added text is:
>
> 6.9 finishings-col-database (1setOf collection)
>
> The RECOMMENDED "finishings-col-database" Printer attribute lists the
> "finishings-col" member attributes corresponding to each
> "finishing-template" value. For example, a Printer that supports the
> 'staple' value might report:
>
>     finishings-col-database={
>         finishing-template='staple'
>         stitching={
>             stitching-locations=635
>             stitching-offset=635
>             stitching-reference-edge='left'
>         }
>     }
>
> The same values SHOULD be reported in the "finishings-col-ready" Printer
> attribute for each finisher sub-unit that is available.
>
> _________________________________________________________
> Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair
>
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