UPD Mail Archive: Re: UPD> proposed agenda for 4/19/02

UPD Mail Archive: Re: UPD> proposed agenda for 4/19/02

Re: UPD> proposed agenda for 4/19/02

From: Harry Lewis (harryl@us.ibm.com)
Date: Thu Apr 18 2002 - 20:24:49 EDT

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    I'd like to suggest we also discuss possible use of UPDF in the context of
    the new PSI project. This topic came up this week at the first PSI
    Harry Lewis
    IBM Printing Systems

    "Norbert Schade" <norbertschade@attbi.com>
    Sent by: owner-upd@pwg.org
    04/18/2002 06:06 PM

            To: "UPD group" <upd@pwg.org>
            Subject: UPD> proposed agenda for 4/19/02


    1. Current development status of the UPDF specification and the host
    This will include some demonstrations to the extent that everybody feels
    confident with the current level.
    Review of command sequences. No more job settings.
    2. Locales
    2.1. Mandatory strings
    2.2. Driver strings
    2.3. New sections: Error messages, etc.???
    Final decision.
    3. Halftoning
    Final decision.
    4. Raster graphic and color
    We have prepared a real proposal.
    Target is to agree to this proposal, probably in a reviewed version.
    Further smaller changes are expected during host implementation,
    especially in the area of color.
    5. User interface structure
    Do we want that as part of level 1?
    6. Some ideas
    Although not planned for level 1, we think about some ideas from time to
    time, as there are:
    Interleaving, Hooks, Bidirectional communication.
    7. Outlook
    One more conference considered necessary (Portland?) for technical closure
    of spec.
    A second one possible with concentration on documentation.
    Finishing procedures, last call, etc for UPDF level 1.
    Business plan for host implementations.
    Elaborated device descriptions from IHV required.
    See you tomorrow
    Norbert Schade

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