SM> Re: IPP> 4 significant proposed increases in conformance requirements for the IPP Document object spec

SM> Re: IPP> 4 significant proposed increases in conformance requirements for the IPP Document object spec

SM> Re: IPP> 4 significant proposed increases in conformance requirements for the IPP Document object spec

McDonald, Ira imcdonald at sharplabs.com
Sun Apr 20 16:44:03 EDT 2003


Hi Michael,

Actually scaling, centering, and cropping are all addressed
for IPPFAX (extensions that will certainly migrate to general
IPP/1.1 implementations).

Cheers,
- Ira


-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Sweet [mailto:mike at easysw.com]
Sent: Saturday, April 19, 2003 10:14 PM
To: McDonald, Ira
Cc: 'Harry Lewis'; Hastings, Tom N; ipp at pwg.org; ps at pwg.org; sm at pwg.org
Subject: Re: SM> Re: IPP> 4 significant proposed increases in
conformance requirements for the IPP Document object spec


McDonald, Ira wrote:
> ...
> 2)  I agree that PDL override is hard to implement (in _some_ PDLs), but
>     what Tom and I have proposed is to disambiguate _which_ attributes
>     (if any) can be guaranteed to successfully override the PDL.  Seems
>     to me like a good clarity enhancement to IPP.

PDL override is not even well-defined; what do you do with a PDF file
that was formatted for a different media size?  Scale it?  Center it?
Crop it?  What constitutes an override???

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