WIMS> RE: ACTION - Ordered list of CIM MOF classes - due Wed 11 April

WIMS> RE: ACTION - Ordered list of CIM MOF classes - due Wed 11 April

WIMS> RE: ACTION - Ordered list of CIM MOF classes - due Wed 11 April

Harry Lewis harryl at us.ibm.com
Fri Apr 13 16:13:33 EDT 2007


Ira and team... this is reasonable. I have no objection. 
Thank you for your great contributions in this area. 
---------------------------------------------- 
Harry Lewis 
IBM STSM
Intellectual Property, Standards and Licensing
Chairman - ISTO Printer Working Group
303-924-5337
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"McDonald, Ira" <imcdonald at sharplabs.com> 
04/13/2007 08:14 AM

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RE: ACTION - Ordered list of CIM MOF classes - due Wed 11 April






Hi Harry,
 
The essence of our discussion yesterday was that we worker bees (Rick and 
I)
intend to model _all_ of the Subunits and move them into DMTF CIM Core WG
review as quickly as possible anyway. 
 
But the process delays on any given CR are so long (months) that we don't 
want to touch any given class twice.  We'll get the Printer MIB v2 stuff 
into 
CIM_Printer just as soon as we can (perhaps before some of the others).
But CIM_Printer is scheduled to have some properties deprecated and is
likely to run into more trouble in CIM Core review, I think.
 
The four normative pointer dependencies from the MIB are:
 
    prtInputDefaultIndex - value of CIM_PrintInputTray.Id
    prtOutputDefaultIndex - value of CIM_PrintOutputTray.Id
    prtMarkerDefaultIndex - value of CIM_PrintMarker.Id
    prtMediaPathDefaultIndex - value of CIM_PrintMediaPath.Id
 
The first three classes have already been modelled - and it is likely that 
the
CIM_PrintOutputTray will be approved tomorrow (or next week at latest).
 
The CIM_PrintMediaPath class is quite simple.
 
 
Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect)
Chair - Linux Foundation Open Printing WG
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: Harry Lewis [mailto:harryl at us.ibm.com]
Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2007 9:56 AM
To: McDonald, Ira
Cc: pwg-announce at pwg.org
Subject: RE: PWG-ANNOUNCE> ACTION - Ordered list of CIM MOF classes - due 
Wed 11 April


Ira, thanks for the clarifications. I agree hr MIB is out of scope for 
this exercise of prioritizing Printer MIB Groups... I just wanted to make 
sure we weren't missing these fundamental properties. Sounds like we've 
already captured most of them. Only difficulty I feel we are left with is 
prtGeneral. I understand there are defaults that depend normatively on 
other subunits but there are also independent properties which I believe 
are utmost essential (eg... many of us felt printer s/n was a glaring 
omission from Printer MIB v1). Not sure how to resolve this. 
---------------------------------------------- 
Harry Lewis 
IBM STSM
Intellectual Property, Standards and Licensing
Chairman - ISTO Printer Working Group
303-924-5337
---------------------------------------------- 


"McDonald, Ira" <imcdonald at sharplabs.com> 
04/12/2007 08:30 AM 


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RE: PWG-ANNOUNCE> ACTION - Ordered list of CIM MOF classes - due Wed 11 
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Hi Harry,

(1) Printer MIB v2 additions
   - in the great spreadsheet of properties, we all gave
     high rankings to _some_ of these (i.e., ServicePerson)
(2) prtGeneral last
   - because the default pointers will depend normatively
     (with ModelCorrespondence clauses which MUST NOT be
     black holes to pass CIM Core review) on the newly
     created Subunit classes that define 'Xxx.Id' (e.g.,
     prtInputIndex).
   - if we submit it earlier, they'll just reject it
(3) hrPrinterDetectedErrorState
   - already in CIM_Printer.DetectedErrorState
   - in CIM Refresh Phase 1, we added the new enum values
(4) hrDeviceStatus
   - already in CIM_LogicalDevice.Availability
   - which is the parent class of CIM_Printer
(5) hrPrinterStatus
   - already in CIM_Printer.PrinterStatus
     (we added the MappingStrings in CIM Refresh Phase 1)
(6) hrDeviceID 
   - not in CIM Model at all - completely out-of-scope
(7) sysDescr
   - not in CIM Model at all - completely out-of-scope

Cheers,
- Ira
 

Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect)
Chair - Linux Foundation Open Printing WG
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: Harry Lewis [mailto:harryl at us.ibm.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2007 5:31 PM
To: McDonald, Ira
Cc: pwg-announce at pwg.org
Subject: Re: PWG-ANNOUNCE> ACTION - Ordered list of CIM MOF classes - due 
Wed 11 April



In doing the exercise... some thoughts... 

1. I gave greater weight to stuff we added in Printer MIB v2 because if it 
wasn't so important... why'd we add it? 
2. I see a lot of people put prtGeneral last because it "depends on all 
other classes". But there are some very useful (independent) attributes in 
prtGeneral (like Name, S/N, Operator/ServicePerson etc.) 
3. Where does hrPrinterDetectedErrorState fall in all of this? Not part of 
Printer MIB but... as you all know... one of my all time favorites ;-) 
 - hrDeviceStatus, hrPrinterStatus, hrDeviceID and sysDescr... all 
fundamental (and so were referenced in the Printer MIB), 

My ordering of the list... 

(0)  CIM_Printer - prtGeneralTable (contains valuable independent 
elements: example S/N) 
(1)  CIM_PrintAlertLog - prtAlertTable 
(2)  CIM_PrintAlertRecord - prtAlertEntry 
      I agree with Rick… these are inseparable 
(3)  CIM_PrintInputTray - prtInputTable - done - not submitted to DMTF 
(4)  CIM_PrintOutputTray - prtOutputTable - done - in progress at DMTF 
(5)  CIM_PrintDeviceCover – prtCoverTable 
(6)  CIM_PrintMarker - prtMarkerTable - done - not submitted to DMTF 
(7)  CIM_PrintSupply - prtMarkerSuppliesTable 
(8)  CIM_PrintConsoleDisplayBuffer – prtConsoleDisplayBufferTable 
(9)  CIM_PrintColorant - prtMarkerColorantTable 
(10) CIM_PrintConsoleLight – prtConsoleLightTable 
(11) CIM_PrintMediaPath - prtMediaPathTable 
(12) CIM_PrintInterpreter - prtInterpreterTable 
(13) CIM_PrintChannel - prtChannelTable - done - not submitted to DMTF 

---------------------------------------------- 
Harry Lewis 
IBM STSM
Intellectual Property, Standards and Licensing
Chairman - ISTO Printer Working Group
303-924-5337
---------------------------------------------- 


"McDonald, Ira" <imcdonald at sharplabs.com> 
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04/05/2007 03:12 PM To<pwg-announce at pwg.org> 
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Hi,                                              Thursday (5 April 2007)

*** Action:    Send your ordered list of CIM MOF classes
*** Due Date:  End-of-day Wednesday 11 April 2007

*** To:        All PWG members
*** Reply To:  wims at pwg.org
*** Note:      Do NOT reply to pwg-announce at pwg.org


Background:  As a result of the slow CIM Core WG process, we urgently
need to reach concensus on the ORDER in which we will model the tables
from the Printer MIB (RFC 1759/3805) into CIM MOF classes, as described
in Rick Landau's document posted in the directory:

  ftp://ftp.pwg.org/pub/pwg/wims/cim

in the file:

  td_PrintClassGroupings_v09_20070208.pdf


Below is my own ordered list of CIM MOF classes:

(0)  CIM_PrintOutputTray - prtOutputTable - done - in progress at DMTF

(1)  CIM_PrintInputTray - prtInputTable - done - not submitted to DMTF
(2)  CIM_PrintMarker - prtMarkerTable - done - not submitted to DMTF
(3)  CIM_PrintChannel - prtChannelTable - done - not submitted to DMTF

(4)  CIM_PrintSupply - prtMarkerSuppliesTable
(5)  CIM_PrintDeviceCover - prtCoverTable
(6)  CIM_PrintAlertLog - prtAlertTable
(7)  CIM_PrintAlertRecord - prtAlertEntry

(8)  CIM_PrintMediaPath - prtMediaPathTable
(9)  CIM_PrintInterpreter - prtInterpreterTable

(10) CIM_PrintColorant - prtMarkerColorantTable
(11) CIM_PrintConsoleLight - prtConsoleLightTable
(12) CIM_PrintConsoleDisplayBuffer - prtConsoleDisplayBufferTable

(13) CIM_Printer - prtGeneralTable - last - depends on all other classes


At the WIMS-CIM telecon on Thursday 12 April we will determine concensus
on the ordered list - Rick Landau and I will follow this concensus.

Cheers,
- Ira


Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect)
Chair - Linux Foundation Open Printing WG
Blue Roof Music / High North Inc
PO Box 221  Grand Marais, MI  49839
phone: +1-906-494-2434
email: imcdonald at sharplabs.com

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