PMP Mail Archive: RE: PMP> Editorial Suggestion: add 'International

PMP Mail Archive: RE: PMP> Editorial Suggestion: add 'International

RE: PMP> Editorial Suggestion: add 'International

Tom Hastings (hastings@cp10.es.xerox.com)
Tue, 29 Jul 1997 09:26:09 PDT

I heard it at the IETF meeting in San Jose plenary.

I'm sure there is an RFC on it too, but I don't know what it is.

Tom

At 11:56 07/28/97 PDT, Bob Pentecost wrote:
>Although I don't know the source of the requirement "Each new IETF standard
is supposed to have a section entitled: 'International Considerations'",
Tom's wording sounds okay to me. I'll trust Chris and Lloyd to know if it is
needed.
>
>Bob
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>From: Tom Hastings[SMTP:hastings@cp10.es.xerox.com]
>Sent: Monday, July 28, 1997 4:56 AM
>To: pmp@pwg.org
>Subject: PMP> Editorial Suggestion: add 'International
Consideratins'sub-section
>
>Each new IETF standard is supposed to have a section entitled:
>
>'International Considerations'
>
>I suggest that we introduce such a sub-section line in the 'General Printer'
>section, entitled 'International Considerstions'
>right where the current text occurs (which needs updating with the
>new proposal). I've indicated the new line with a single change bar:
>
> 2.2.1 General Printer
>
> The general printer sub-unit is responsible for the overall
> control and status of the printer. There is exactly one general
> printer sub-unit in a printer. The general printer sub-unit is
> represented by the General Printer Group in the model. In
> addition to the providing the status of the whole printer and
> allowing the printer to be reset, this Group provides information
> on the status of the packaging of the printer, in particular, the
> covers. The general printer sub-unit is usually implemented on
> the system controller.
>
>| 2.2.1.1 International Considerations
>
> The localization portion of the general printer sub-unit is
> responsible for identifying the natural language, country, and
> character set in which character strings are expressed. There may
> be one or more localizations supported per printer. The available
> localizations are represented by the Localization table.
>
> Localization is only performed on those strings in the MIB that
> are explicitly marked as being localized. All other character
> strings are returned in ASCII.
>
> The character set portion of the general printer sub-unit is
> responsible for identifying the possible character sets that are
> used by the interpreters, the operator console, and in network
> management requests for display objects. There may be one or more
> character sets per printer. The understood character sets are
> represented by the Character Set Table.
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