UPD Mail Archive: Re: IPP> Re: UPD> Don't stop Do what is

Re: IPP> Re: UPD> Don't stop Do what is necessary

From: Harry Lewis (harryl@us.ibm.com)
Date: Tue Apr 10 2001 - 07:20:53 EDT

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    I agree it might be more flexible and serve better in multiple protocols
    or environments if we avoid specifying one fixed form of concatenation. I
    think Mark's point, which I have heard him making for over a year, now, in
    UPDF and IPP meetings is that a client does need all this information in
    order for any of it to be effective. I think we should head this
    Harry Lewis
    IBM Printing Systems

    Sent by: owner-ipp@pwg.org
    04/09/2001 10:44 AM

            To: "Mark VanderWiele" <markv@us.ibm.com>
            cc: ipp@pwg.org, upd@pwg.org
            Subject: IPP> Re: UPD> Don't stop Do what is necessary


    Mark, et al:

    I have no problem with creating the combined name but I think this is
    done in the end standard that uses these names in a combined form. There
    may be
    reasons that UPD wants a certain set of characteristics in its media names
    differ from what IPP might want, or uPnP might want, etc. If this
    tries to be all things to all users then it will never be done. One of
    major issues raised by the IETF with IPP was it was just too big to deal
    It is thought to be better to create a number of smaller standards that
    with a smaller set of issues and then use those smaller standards as
    blocks. I think this is a perfect example where smaller and simpler is

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    "Mark VanderWiele" <markv%us.ibm.com@interlock.lexmark.com> on 04/05/2001
    09:58:15 AM

    To: "Don_Wright/Lex/Lexmark.LEXMARK"@sweeper.lex.lexmark.com
    cc: ipp%pwg.org@interlock.lexmark.com, upd%pwg.org@interlock.lexmark.com
          Don Wright/Lex/Lexmark)
    Subject: Re: UPD> Don't stop Do what is necessary

    Don: If you want to create a simple unusable standard than do it. Reality
    is that media description and selection only makes sense if you have all
    the information presented in a logical single description (including

    Mark VanderWiele
    IBM, Linux Technology Center
    512-838-4779, t/l 678
    email: markv@us.ibm.com

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