PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> Another hrBit

PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> Another hrBit

Re: PMP> Another hrBit

Ron Bergman (rbergma@dpc.com)
Thu, 11 Dec 1997 17:53:11 -0800 (Pacific Standard Time)

I certainly agree with the intent of the proposal. The name, however,
still looks strange. I believe that in Harry's original name the "pm" was
to represent "preventive maintenance". So the revised name really should
be:

overduePreventiveMaintenance

How does this sound?

Ron Bergman
Dataproducts Corp.

On Thu, 11 Dec 1997, Harry Lewis wrote:

> Yes, I like Jay's name better. Can we get consensus to add this to the current
> hrPrinterDetectedErrorState bit extensions? By the way... what's the status
> regarding these extensions and the hrMIB? For that matter, what's the status of
> the Printer MIB?
>
> Harry Lewis - IBM Printing Systems
>
>
>
>
> pmp-owner@pwg.org on 12/11/97 10:17:53 AM
> Please respond to pmp-owner@pwg.org @ internet
> To: Harry Lewis/Boulder/IBM@ibmus
> cc: pmp@pwg.org @ internet
> Subject: Re: PMP> Another hrBit
>
>
> I'd agree with this proposal, so long as the name is changed to
> better reflect the semantics. Maybe something like:
>
> pmOverduePreventiveMaintenance
>
> I know it's a bit long, but it clearly states the semantics and
> scope of the variable.
>
> ...jay
>
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> Harry Lewis wrote:
> >
> > I'd like to extend the proposal for new hrPrinterDetectedErrorState bits by
> > adding one more bit
> >
> > > pmOverdue 6 warning(3) or down(5)
> >
> > This bit would be set if and when the device detected that a preventive
> > maintenance
> > schedule had been exceeded. It would be up to the implementation if this
> > stops printing or not (typically, not!).
> >
> > Harry Lewis - IBM Printing Systems
>
>
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