PMP Mail Archive: RE: PMP>clarification of prtMarkerSuppliesColorantIndex

PMP Mail Archive: RE: PMP>clarification of prtMarkerSuppliesColorantIndex

RE: PMP>clarification of prtMarkerSuppliesColorantIndex

Caruso,Angelo (Angelo_Caruso@wb.xerox.com)
Mon, 7 Jul 1997 06:53:22 PDT

I think Norio's clarification is excellent and should be included in
the next (and hopefully final) draft.

Angelo

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From: pmp-owner@pwg.org
To: 'PMP'
Cc: 'Norio Iwamoto'; 'Kiyoshi Kimura'
Subject: PMP>clarification of prtMarkerSuppliesColorantIndex
Date: Wednesday, July 02, 1997 10:03PM

PWG members,

I am Norio Iwamoto working for Fuji Xerox in Japan. The following is a
simple editorial comment about prtMarkerSuppliesColorantIndex.

The newest printer MIB draft says:

prtMarkerSuppliesColorantIndex OBJECT-TYPE
SYNTAX Integer32 (0..65535)
MAX-ACCESS read-only
STATUS current
DESCRIPTION
"The value of prtMarkerColorantIndex corresponding to
the colorant with which this marker supply sub-unit is
associated. This value shall be 0 if there is no
colorant table."
::= { prtMarkerSuppliesEntry 3 }

I think this DESCRIPTION should be modified, for example to:

"The value of prtMarkerColorantIndex corresponding to
the colorant with which this marker supply sub-unit is
associated. This value shall be 0 if there is no
colorant table or if this supply does not depend on a
single specified colorant."

A typical example that does not depend on a single specified colorant is
'fuser' and 'wasteToner'.

I know this may be too late for the new Printer MIB, but please try to
consider it if possible.

Thanks in advance,

//Norio