WIMS> CIM - 9 Mar Conference call at 2 PM EST

WIMS> CIM - 9 Mar Conference call at 2 PM EST

WIMS> CIM - 9 Mar Conference call at 2 PM EST

wamwagner at comcast.net wamwagner at comcast.net
Mon Mar 6 16:07:13 EST 2006


We will have a CIM alignment conference call on this Thursday. Subjects are acceptance of the last call's minutes, progress report on the phase 1 CR and recent communications on Phase 2 approach.

Bill Wagner Chairman WIMS WG/PWG

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From: "McDonald, Ira" <imcdonald at sharplabs.com> 

> Hi Rick, 
> 
> [copied WIMS mailing list, to get comments from other people] 
> 
> Your list of dispositions for dubious/ambiguous/misplaced properties 
> in CIM_Printer class for Phase 2 looks fine to me. 
> 
> Note that in the latest version of my CIM Refresh document, I did 
> specifically change the Description clauses for Horizontal/Vertical 
> to clarify their relationship to the (already aligned) Printer MIB 
> and IPP attributes. 
> 
> Since I haven't started on the Phase 1 changes for other classes, 
> I'm not sure what we may find there for Phase 2. 
> 
> I plan to start on Phase 1 for CIM_PrintService this week. 
> 
> I'm also trying to get a working WSDL/1.1 for WIMS together, so I 
> may be a little slow with the CIM work. 
> 
> Cheers, 
> - Ira 
> 
> 
> Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect) 
> Blue Roof Music / High North Inc 
> PO Box 221 Grand Marais, MI 49839 
> phone: +1-906-494-2434 
> email: imcdonald at sharplabs.com 
> 
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: Richard_Landau at Dell.com [mailto:Richard_Landau at Dell.com] 
> Sent: Monday, March 06, 2006 11:06 AM 
> To: imcdonald at sharplabs.com 
> Subject: FW: Work items for phase 2. 
> 
> 
> Ira, just in case you didn't have enough to do to stave off 
> boredom :-) , here's a fun distraction. 
> 
> I propose the following approximate list of things to do in the 
> PWG-CIM alignment phase 2. Please complete the list with any items 
> that you notice are missing. And suggest how we shall divvy these up. 
> 
> rick 
> -------------------------------------------------- 
> 
> PWG-CIM alignment, phase 2 
> 
> 1. Deprecate properties that cannot be implemented interoperably. 
> 
> CurrentPaperType 
> CurrentLanguage 
> CurrentMimeType 
> CurrentCapabilities 
> 
> 
> 2. Move (deprecate and add) some properties from CIM_Printer to 
> CIM_PrintService. 
> 
> MaxCopies 
> DefaultCopies 
> MaxNumberUp 
> DefaultNumberUp 
> MaxSizeSupported 
> 
> 
> 3. Improved explanations for other ambiguous properties, whatever 
> ones we didn't get in phase 1. 
> 
> For instance, longer explanations in CIM_Printer.HorizontalResolution 
> and Vertical Resolution about how these should be derived from SNMP 
> correspondence or from common sense in the case of non-SNMP printers. 
> 
> HorizontalResolution 
> VerticalResolution 
> (Do we want to fix the non-metric units for these properties?) 
> 
> CurrentCharSet 
> CurrentNaturalLanguage 
> (These are really DefaultXxxx but badly named.) 
> 
> Include semantic descriptions of 
> - their impact on the operation of the printer; 
> - how their values are changed; 
> - when a changed value takes effect. 
> 
> 
> Close? 
> rick 
> ---------------------- 
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