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IPP Mail Archive: IPP> I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ipp-install-01.

IPP> I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ipp-install-01.txt

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Date: Thu Nov 09 2000 - 06:20:27 EST

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    A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
    This draft is a work item of the Internet Printing Protocol Working Group of the IETF.

            Title : Internet Printing Protocol (IPP): Printer Installation Extension
            Author(s) : H. Parra, T. Tronson, T. Hastings
            Filename : draft-ietf-ipp-install-01.txt
            Pages : 17
            Date : 08-Nov-00
            
    Various client platforms require that some setting up take place at the
    workstation before the client can properly submit jobs to a specific
    printer. This setup process is sometimes referred to as printer
    installation. Most clients need some information about the printer
    being installed as well as support files to complete the printer
    installation. The nature of the support files varies depending on the
    specific client platform, from simple configuration files to highly
    sophisticated printer drivers. This document refers to these support
    files as 'Client Print Support Files'. Traditionally, the selection and
    installation of the correct Client Print Support Files has been error
    prone. The selection and installation process can be simplified and
    even automated if the workstation can learn some key information about
    the printer and which sets of Client Print Support Files are available.
    Such key information includes: operating system type, CPU type,
    document-format (PDL), natural language, etc. This document describes
    the IPP extensions that enable workstations to obtain the information
    needed to perform a proper printer driver installation using IPP.

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