At 13:07 09/25/96 PDT, Scott Isaacson wrote:
> I sent out the notes on the part of the meeting that I took. I sent these to
>the PWG mailing list. Did they never get distributed? I got a copy but
>assumed that was from the reflector not just me on the "copy to" list?
>Did anyone else see them?
Here are the notes that Scott sent out on the morning of the PWG meeting
in San Diego (boy, is that ever prompt minute-taking).
I'm also sending them out again in hopes to get some e-mail discussion going.
>At 11:49 08/29/96 PDT, you wrote:
>There was a discussion on the morning of 8/29 at the PWG meeting in
>San Diego about "Internet Printing"
>>Scott Isaacson led a discussion that identified several areas that are
>included under the very large and very vague umbrella of "Internet
>Printing". The industry is moving fast with new products and new ideas.
>Some of the major issues and sub-areas identified are:
>>- W3C conference in April 96 on High Quality Printing on the WEB: The
>topics seemed to cover fonts, color spaces, need for printing, paperless
>>- WEB based Printer Management: Some vendors have products or
>announced products that support browser-based management and
>configuration. The WBEM effort is focused on using HTML/HTTP/HMML
>to provide Web Page views of management utilities and devices on top of
>existing management tools and protocols (providing a Web page view of
>>- Finding/Locating/Identifying printers
>>- Application printing
>>- Printing to URLs
>>- Security: How to leverage authentication, access control, and
>>- Other Related Standards/Working Groups:
> 1. TR29 Fax
> 2. Potential IETF working group (Dec 1996) on printing via e-mail
> MIME types
> 3. TPC.INT prototypes
>>- Changing infrastucture based on Internet/Intranet explosion
> 1. Fax works since "everyone has a phone"
> 2. Is internet printing a reality since now "everyone has a browser"
>>- Any effort applied in this area must:
> 1. Try to harmonize with other efforts
> 2. Architect and Layer correctly to leverage exising standards and
> avoid re-inventing
>>- For enabling commerce:
> security, accounting, contract negotiation, quality of service