UPD Mail Archive: Re: UPD> some small items

Re: UPD> some small items

From: Jim Sommer (jsommer@bellatlantic.net)
Date: Wed May 08 2002 - 07:28:58 EDT

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    At 5/7/2002 07:55 PM, Norbert Schade wrote:
    >1. is there interest to extend our list of DRV_keys to some job and user
    >related variables???
    >samples could be:
    > * job id
    > * user name
    > * user id
    > * workstation
    > * domain
    > * application sending the document
    > * document name
    >may be you have a longer list.

    I don't have a problem with this. In fact I would add job name to the list.

    >2. we still think about the file formats we might support for pictures, if
    >we support them in a UI.
    >first idea was JPEG. what about gif???
    >target is to decide on one eventually.

    I believe that GIF has some patent issues with it.

    >3. I request bytes instead of kilobytes in the band_units_enum.
    >the background I have in mind a quite dirty. may be the driver is not only
    >concerned about a print head height or maximum input buffer, but also to
    >create small enough snippets to allow an application (like a language
    >monitor or what our Linux friends call a client) to hold the job for a
    >moment and communicate to the device. I know this attribute would not be
    >enough but it allows small snippets with a byte number.


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