[IPP] RFC: Template for subunit collection attributes

[IPP] RFC: Template for subunit collection attributes

[IPP] RFC: Template for subunit collection attributes

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Mon Jan 25 22:18:21 UTC 2016


To close the loop on this, we decided to drop <subunitname>-security as it is poorly defined, even in the original RFC 3805 text.  I will have formal definitions for all 3D sub-units included in the next draft of the IPP 3D spec.


> On Jan 25, 2016, at 3:36 PM, Michael Sweet <msweet at apple.com> wrote:
> 
> [For discussion during today's WG concall]
> 
> All,
> 
> One of the decisions at the last 3D concall was to use collections for subunit status information. What follows is a general template for all of these attributes, which we will discuss before I apply it to the various subunit attributes in the current draft.
> 
> ....
> 
> "printer-<subunitname>-col (1setOf collection)"
> 
> This CONDITIONALLY REQUIRED Printer Status attribute provides the status of the <subunitname> sub-units that are managed by the Printer. Printers that support <subunitname> sub-units MUST support this attribute.
> 
> 
> "<subunitname>-info (text)"
> 
> This member attribute provides a human-readable description for the sub-unit.
> 
> 
> "<subunitname>-info-uri (uri)"
> 
> This member attribute provides a web page for the sub-unit.
> 
> 
> "<subunitname>-name (name)"
> 
> This member attribute provides a human-readable name for the sub-unit.
> 
> 
> "<subunitname>-make-and-model (text)"
> 
> This member attribute provides a human-readable make and model for the sub-unit.
> 
> 
> "<subunitname>-security (boolean)"
> 
> This member attribute indicates whether the sub-unit has some security associated with it.
> 
> 
> "<subunitname>-serial-number (text)"
> 
> This member attribute provides a human-readable serial number for the sub-unit.
> 
> 
> "<subunitname>-state (type1 enum)"
> 
> This member attribute provides the current state of the sub-unit. Values are:
> 
>    '3' ('idle'): The sub-unit is available and either idle or in standby mode.
>    '4' ('processing'): The sub-unit is available and either active or busy.
>    '5' ('stopped'): The sub-unit is unavailable.
> 
> Additional information concerning the state can be found in the "printer-state-reasons" Printer Status attribute [RFC2911].
> 
> 
> "<subunitname>-version (text)"
> 
> This member attribute provides a human-readable version for the sub-unit.
> 
> 
> _________________________________________________________
> Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer
> 

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Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer



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