So *that* is why I couldn't understand Tom's syntax!
He didn't include a formal BNF !!! ;-)
Just kidding. Good luck on this newest of endeavors, everyone.
----- Original Message -----
From: "McDonald, Ira" <imcdonald at sharplabs.com>
To: "'Michael Sweet'" <mike at easysw.com>; "Hastings, Tom N" <hastings at cp10.es.xerox.com>
Cc: <pwg-announce at pwg.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2002 1:06 PM
Subject: RE: PWG-ANNOUNCE> OpenPrinting WG is standardizing Linux Printing interfaces
>> Tom's inscrutable syntax confused several people.
>> What he meant (and said opaquely) was that a number of PWG member
> companies WERE participating in FSG printing standard activities,
> but only Tom Hastings, Pete Zehler, and I were participating
> AS INDIVIDUALS (not representing Xerox or High North, respectively).
>> Not a particularly important distinction, probably.
>> Tom's syntax obscured the point that there is considerable overlap
> currently (in companies, and in specific individuals representing
> those companies).
> - Ira McDonald
> High North Inc
>>> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Sweet [mailto:mike at easysw.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2002 7:58 AM
> To: Hastings, Tom N
> Cc: pwg-announce at pwg.org> Subject: Re: PWG-ANNOUNCE> OpenPrinting WG is standardizing Linux
> Printing interfaces
>>> Hastings, Tom N wrote:
> > ...
> > There are a number of companies involved in the OpenPrinting WG that are
> > also PWG members (Epson, HP, IBM, Sharp, and Xerox). However, Ira
> > ...
>> FWIW, Easy Software Products is a PWG member and is also involved
> with the OpenPrinting stuff (through me at present).
> Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products mike at easysw.com> Printing Software for UNIX http://www.easysw.com>>