IPP Mail Archive: RE: IPP> Java 1.4 has Print Service API ba

IPP Mail Archive: RE: IPP> Java 1.4 has Print Service API ba

RE: IPP> Java 1.4 has Print Service API based on IPP

From: Carl (carl@manros.com)
Date: Wed Jul 03 2002 - 09:40:28 EDT

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    Great work Bob,

    We are gradually getting there.

    It looks like IPP is becoming the de facto printing standard out in the
    market although it takes time.


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    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: owner-ipp@pwg.org [mailto:owner-ipp@pwg.org]On Behalf Of Hastings,
    > Tom N
    > Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 6:21 PM
    > To: ipp; printing-spool@freestandards.org
    > Cc: Herriot, Bob
    > Subject: IPP> Java 1.4 has Print Service API based on IPP
    > Java 1.4 available from Sun in March 2002 has a Print Service API based on
    > IPP/1.1. See:
    > http://java.about.com/library/weekly/aa052002a.htm
    > The [print-spool] free standards WG should take a look at this for
    > consideration of the Print API (PAPI).
    > Here is some more information on the Java 1.4 Print Service API:
    > Print Service API
    > The new Print Service API enables Java applications to:
    > * discover and select print services based on their capabilities;
    > * specify the format of print data;
    > * submit print jobs to services that support the document type to be
    > printed.
    > For more information, see Java Print Service
    > </gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4/docs/gu
    > ide/jps/in
    > dex.html>.
    > Here is the initial paragraph from the above URL:
    > The JavaTM Print Service is a new Java Print API that allows
    > printing on all
    > Java platforms, including platforms requiring a small footprint, such as a
    > J2ME profile, but still supports the current Java 2 Print API. Thie Java
    > Print Service API includes an extensible print attribute set based on the
    > standard attributes specified in the Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) 1.1
    > from the IETF. With the attributes, client and server applications can
    > discover and select printers that have the capabilities specified by the
    > attributes. In addition to the included StreamPrintService, which allows
    > applications to transcode data to different formats, a third party can
    > dynamically install their own print services through the Service Provider
    > Interface
    > Congratulations to Bob Herriot for working with the Java team to come up
    > with this specification that builds on IPP and gets IPP semantics into yet
    > another standard.
    > Tom

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