[IPP] IPP Everywhere Printer Self-Certification Prototype Experience

[IPP] IPP Everywhere Printer Self-Certification Prototype Experience

[IPP] IPP Everywhere Printer Self-Certification Prototype Experience

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Wed Jan 14 21:37:49 UTC 2015


> On Jan 14, 2015, at 3:32 PM, Rodriguez, Eren <eren.rodriguez at hp.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to challenge another failure (last one, hopefully) seen with our IPP printers at HP while running the IPP Everywhere Printer Self-Certification test suite.
> More specifically, inside ipp-tests.test, it is expected that “job-preferred-attributes-supported” is returned as a boolean as part of a Get-Printer-Attributes response.
> EXPECT job-preferred-attributes-supported OF-TYPE boolean IN-GROUP printer-attributes-tag COUNT 1
> This leads to a failure like this:
> I-9. Get-Printer-Attributes Operation (default)                      [FAIL]
> ...
> status-code = successful-ok (successful-ok)
> EXPECTED: job-preferred-attributes-supported
> I could not find the definition of this attribute in a PWG specification. I used the IANA IPP Registrations link and found no results.
> http://www.iana.org/assignments/ipp-registrations/ipp-registrations.xml <http://www.iana.org/assignments/ipp-registrations/ipp-registrations.xml>
> Did the test script mean “preferred-attributes-supported” which is also defined as a boolean?

Yes, fixed now in CUPS SVN.

> When I used the internal Google search at PWG.org, I found a reference to “job-preferred-attributes-supported” on page 58 in PWG 5100.13:
> https://ftp.pwg.org/pub/pwg/candidates/cs-ippjobprinterext3v10-20120727-5100.13.pdf <https://ftp.pwg.org/pub/pwg/candidates/cs-ippjobprinterext3v10-20120727-5100.13.pdf>
Logged this on the PWG.org issues page as issue #25 so we can track for and errata update.
> “Printers indicate their support for this functionality by listing the Job Template attributes
> that may be returned in the "job-preferred-attributes-supported" Printer attribute (section
> 5.5.4).”
> This hints that it is a 1setOf keyword, a new kind of attribute…unfortunately, section 5.5.4 does not reference it.
> Smith Kennedy had reported this typo in May 2013, but the path forward is unclear to me.
> http://www.pwg.org/archives/ipp/2013/017519.html <http://www.pwg.org/archives/ipp/2013/017519.html>
Which is now logged as issue #26.

Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair

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