P1394 Mail Archive: Re: P1394> EMAIL Poll

P1394 Mail Archive: Re: P1394> EMAIL Poll

Re: P1394> EMAIL Poll

Colin Whitby-strevens (colinws@bristol.st.com)
Fri, 27 Feb 1998 21:46:35 +0000

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> 1. Please rank the following proposals according to your interest level
> using the following scale ( 10 = High level
> of interest vs. 0 = No interest).
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> ( ) 1284.4 Over Data FIFO Architecture (DFA)
> ( ) 1284.4 Over SBP-2
> ( ) Direct Printing Protocol - (current PWG-C proposal 0.71)
> ( 10) SBP-2 Native - (current PWG proposal 0.1c)
> ( ) Other (describe)__________________
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> 2. Please provide background comments on your ranking.
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> Why do you prefer to use the given solution?
PC:- synergy with other host/target standards - reuse the expertise,
experience, software and silicon design;
good for the whole range from cheap-cheap devices to printer servers;
when interfacing by bus, use a bus-based protocol;
need a decision quickly to enable the market;

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> Why should others consider the given solution?
Everyone will benefit by backing a single solution;

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> Does the the given solution meet the existing requirements?
I believe so

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> What issues are you aware of (if any) with the given solution?
Less than optimal for Direct Print.

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> What is your opinion on the best way to move the discussion forward?
Consensus as a result fo this vote!!!!

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