[IPP] Proposed System Service operations for Printers w/ Resources

[IPP] Proposed System Service operations for Printers w/ Resources

[IPP] Proposed System Service operations for Printers w/ Resources

Zehler, Peter Peter.Zehler at xerox.com
Mon Oct 3 12:48:31 UTC 2016


When it comes to resources that can be shared and are “owned” by another entity (i.e. Resource Service)  I prefer “Acquire” and “Release”.

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From: ipp [mailto:ipp-bounces at pwg.org] On Behalf Of wamwagner at comcast.net
Sent: Monday, October 3, 2016 8:04 AM
To: Ira McDonald <blueroofmusic at gmail.com>; ipp at pwg.org
Subject: Re: [IPP] Proposed System Service operations for Printers w/ Resources

Ira,
‘Allocate’ sounds good to me, especially since the resource may be shared.
Thanks,
Bill Wagner



From: Ira McDonald<mailto:blueroofmusic at gmail.com>
Sent: Monday, October 3, 2016 7:15 AM
To: ipp at pwg.org<mailto:ipp at pwg.org>; Ira McDonald<mailto:blueroofmusic at gmail.com>
Subject: [IPP] Proposed System Service operations for Printers w/ Resources

Hi,
In my editor's draft of IPP System Service, I've added two new
operations for associating Resources with Printers (in addition
to the current methods of Create-Printer and HTTP PUT as
described in IPP Shared Infrastructure Extensions):
  Allocate-Printer-Resources (printer-id, resource-ids)
  Deallocate-Printer-Resources (printer-id, resource-ids)
Particularly for systems with multiple Print Service instances,
these would allow more flexible Resource management.
I propose the verb "Allocate" (as in memory allocation) rather
than "Assign" to avoid confusion with "output-device-assigned".
WDYT?
Cheers,
- Ira
Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect)
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