Here is his sound advice, which I suggest that we should follow:
My _recommendation_ is that you move forward with preparing IPP for
DRAFT standard status: start trying to document tested, independent,
interoperable implementations of EVERY FEATURE.
A protocol that is widely implemented, interoperable, and succeeds at
accomplishing its function is irresistable.
Carl-Uno Manros Principal Engineer - Advanced Printing Standards - Xerox Corporation 701 S. Aviation Blvd., El Segundo, CA, M/S: ESAE-231 Phone +1-310-333 8273, Fax +1-310-333 5514 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org