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> Subject: FIN> finisher mib integration into up3i
> Hi Harry and Ira,
> here another question concerning finisher mib integration into up3i.
> Last time we decided, that finishing devices have to act as stand alone
> devices. This means that they have to implement the printer mib additionally
> to the finishing mib.
> The problem now is: The printer mib has mandatory tables which are not
> present in some finishing devices. What should we do with
> these tables.
You can (even in a separate document) define an additional MODULE-COMPLIANCE
statement (for example name it : prtMIBFinisherDeviceCompliance) and in that
statement you only list the groups that make sense for such a device.
A matter of getting consensus on in your wg. Finisher devices can then
claim the new compliance instead of the prMIB or prtMIB2 compliance that
they cannot achieve.
Hope this helps,
> In the moment we think that the tables prtGeneralGroup,
> prtMediaPathGroup,prtConsoleGroup, prtAlertTableGroup have to
> be present in
> every finishing device.
> But not all finishers have the tables prtInputGroup, prtOutputGroup,
> prtMarkerGroup, prtChannelGroup, prtInterpreterGroup.
> We have some ideas what to do with these printer mib tables,
> which are not
> present in the finishing devices, but they all have some
> 1.) The tables can be leaved out.
> Disadvantage: Maybe not complient to the mib rules.
> 2.) A kind of dummy implementation could be provided.
> Disadvantage: Its not clear which values have to be used
> as dummies.
> What do you think about the problem. Is there a good solution?
> Best regards,
> Andreas Hirn
> Andreas Hirn
> Software Development
> OcÚ Printing Systems GmbH
> Siemensallee 2
> 85586 Poing, Germany
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