IPP> Re: Comments on <draft-ietf-svrloc-printer-scheme-04.txt>

IPP> Re: Comments on <draft-ietf-svrloc-printer-scheme-04.txt>

IPP> Re: Comments on <draft-ietf-svrloc-printer-scheme-04.txt>

Ron Bergman rbergma at hitachi-hkis.com
Fri Jan 7 12:10:48 EST 2000


Its been so long, I forgot about the previous comments
from Hugo.  I just wanted to be sure that everyone
was aware of and agreed to these differences.

The next update of the model document should also be
updated to agree with your document.  Updating v1.1
seems appropriate, since it has not yet been reviewed
by Keith Moore.

Also, it may be appropriate to add the fold, trim, and
bale attributes to v1.1 and eliminate the relative

    Ron Bergman
    Hitachi Koki Imaging Solutions

"McDonald, Ira" wrote:

> Hi Ron,
> Thanks for pointing out the typo...oof!
> I tried to follow only the IPP/1.1 Model (June 1999),
> so I didn't capture the other new 'finishings-supported'.
> I could do so in the (obviously needed fixup.
> The actual title of the I-D was set by Pete St. Pierre
> (Sun) originally about 3 years ago.  I'm open to improving
> it (with the approval of Pete and his cohort James Kempf).
> The reason some 'printer:' template attributes are OPTIONAL
> when they are RECOMMENDED or MANDATORY in IPP/1.1 Model is
> that:
> 1)  OPTIONAL attributes can be given reliable well-known
>     defaults by the template specification (and thus by
>     the over-the-wire protocol).
> 2)  Hugo Parra (Novell) eloquently pointed out on numerous
>     telecons and in email about a year ago that an outboard
>     print manager (aka print server) might not be able to
>     determine correct values for some of the MANDATORY
>     attributes, so giving them well-known defaults of
>     'unknown' was higher fidelity.
> (Tom Hastings just called me with the same question).
> Cheers,
> - Ira McDonald (consulting architect at Sharp Labs America)
>   High North Inc
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ron Bergman [mailto:rbergma at hitachi-hkis.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2000 2:06 PM
> To: ipp at pwg.org; Ira McDonald
> Subject: Comments on <draft-ietf-svrloc-printer-scheme-04.txt>
> Ira,
> The title doesn't seem appropriate maybe
>   "Definition of 'printer:' Service Type and Associated Attributes"
> Page 5            "hostname    = *( domainlavel "." ) toplabel"
>                                           ^^^^^
>                   "hostname    = *( domainlabel "." ) toplabel
> Page 11  (finishings-supported)  You have added the new items from the
>          draft attribute values extension except for "fold, trim, and
>          bale".  Was this intentional.
> I don't disagree with your selections for required and optional but I am
> curious as to why they are different from the Model, appendix E.  Could
> this be a subject for discussion in a future phone conference?
>     Ron Bergman
>     Hitachi Koki Imaging Solutions

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