What do you mean by "busy"?
We only meant that the printer could not process data any longer which appears
to be in step with your definition.
Oppps, I see where you might have misunderstood me. By "not print for some
reason" I meant that there was an error on the printer or the front is
displaying a message that must be acknowledged by an operator(or application)
before printing can resume.
On Aug 5, 5:02pm, Bill Wagner wrote:
> Subject: Re: Was the PWG Bake-Off a Success or Failure?
>> Although the RFC discusses off-line (offline in different places...
> are we going to make that consistent?), it does not offer a concise
> definition. My recollection is that this was one of those things that
> "everyone knows what it means" (although there are several distinctly
> different meanings). Thus, there seemed to be no possibility of coming
> to consensus.
>> Indeed, off-line may mean that data cannot be accepted by the printer,
> or that the (selected) interpreter will not accept any more, although
> the input buffers will still fill up. It may signify a state requiring
> human action to put the unit on-line, although the printer may have
> gone off-line either by operator action or by some critical failure. I
> have even heard a definition that requires that the printer cease all
> mechanical motion when it id off-line. However, I have not previously
> heard of a printer going off line when it is (what I would call) busy,
> which appears to be the Lexmark implementation.
>> It seems to me that this was one of those "left to the discretion of
> the manufacturer" items.
>> Bill Wagner, DPI