PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> Localization conclusion - prtGeneralPrinterName

PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> Localization conclusion - prtGeneralPrinterName

Re: PMP> Localization conclusion - prtGeneralPrinterName

Matt King (emking@lexmark.com)
Thu, 24 Jul 1997 17:06:07 -0400

Harry,

Exactly my thought!

--Matt

Harry Lewis wrote:
>
> And... we're expecting devices to store this 128 octet string in NVRAM???
>
> Harry Lewis - IBM Printing Systems
>
> -------- Forwarded by Harry Lewis/Boulder/IBM on 07/24/97 02:52 PM -------
>
> pmp-owner@pwg.org
> 07/24/97 02:22 PM
> Please respond to pmp-owner@pwg.org @ internet
>
> To: pmp@pwg.org @ internet
> cc:
> Subject: Re: PMP> Localization conclusion - prtGeneralPrinterName
>
> I agree to changing prtGeneralPrinterName from DisplayString
> to OCTET STRING.
>
> However, I also agree with Chuck that if we ultimately expect
> multi-byte character codes in this object, then the max size
> should be doubled (at least).
>
> ...jay
>
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>
> >From pmp-owner@pwg.org Thu Jul 24 13:09 EDT 1997
> Date: Thu, 24 Jul 1997 10:07:27 -0700
> From: Chuck Adams <adamsc@pogo.WV.TEK.COM>
> Organization: Tektronix, Inc.
> To: lpyoung@lexmark.COM
> Cc: pmp@pwg.org
> Subject: Re: PMP> Localization conclusion - prtGeneralPrinterName
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
>
> lpyoung@lexmark.COM wrote:
> >
> > Chris and I are bringing the localization discussion to
> > conclusion. There have been some side proposals that have
> > come up from time to time, I wanted to separate these out
> > to see if we have consensus on these proposed changes. One
> > of the side proposals was to change the syntax of the
> > prtGeneralPrinterName from DisplayString to OCTET STRING.
> > If we want to make this change, I would propose the size
> > be (0 to 63). I have checked with our networking people
> > and this size covers all operating systems that we are
> > aware of.
>
> Please increase this size to (0 to 126). If
> is really and OCTET STRING and I use UNICODE
> I need 16 bits per character.
>
> If this change is made I vote Yes.
>
> Chuck Adams
>
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