P1394 Mail Archive: Re: P1394>Current Name

P1394 Mail Archive: Re: P1394>Current Name

Re: P1394>Current Name

Larry Stein (lstein@fapo.com)
Tue, 02 Feb 1999 09:48:28 -0800

I think that Jay has a good point here. There's only 17,576 three letter
names we can use, and Bob is taken. Actually I like the idea he came up
with. EasyPrint, AutoPrint, AutomaticDiscoveryAndPrintTransport(ADAPT)....

-Larry

At 2/2/99 10:08 AM, Jay Martin wrote:
>Since others are tossing their pennies into the ring...
>
>Why not continue the growing trend of breaking the age-old TLA
>monikers and come up with a *real* name, something that everyone's
>mother can spell and (gasp) even relate to. Those of you involved
>in marketing should especially appreciate this approach.
>
>How about something like "PrintWire"? Or maybe something totally
>abstract and unrelated (yet easy to pronounce, spell and recognize),
>such as "Fred". (Yeah, a joke, but consider "Lotus" for a second...)
>
>Just a thought.
>
> ...jay
>
>
>Gregory LeClair wrote:
>>
>> My $0.02
>> TCS - Transport Command Set
>> We're defining TCS implementations for use with SBP-2.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Brian Batchelder [SMTP:brianb@vcd.hp.com]
>> Sent: Saturday, January 30, 1999 7:54 PM
>> To: 1394 PWG
>> Subject: P1394> We need a name
>>
>> 1394 PWGers,
>>
>> I've recently become frustrated with my ability to describe the layer and
>command-set we are created for SBP-2. I'd like to see a name for it, rather
>than the "1394 PWG Protocol" or "PWG Transport". I don't have any ideas at
>the moment. We need our own "DPP". How about:
>>
>> PPP: PWG Printing Profile
>> 1PT: 1394 PWG Transport
>> PTP: PWG Transport Protocol
>> SPC: SBP-2 Printing Command set
>>
>> Come on, Don, you are Mr. TLA. Got anything better?
>>
>> Brian
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>> Brian Batchelder | Hewlett-Packard | Phone: (360) 212-4107
>> Connectivity Futurist | 1115 SE 164th Ave. | Fax: (360) 212-4227
>> DeskJet Printers | Vancouver, WA 98684 | mailto:brianb@vcd.hp.com
>> IEEE 1212r Chair, IEEE 1284.4 Editor, 1394 Printer Working Group
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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