[Printing-architecture] [Printing-sc] OPVP specification and
use of UPDF
Takaaki.Higuchi at Sun.COM
Wed Oct 4 19:43:13 PDT 2006
as far as I am concerned, I don't mind such updates if it does not
affect to existing codes(sample implementations).
could you provide us the exact pages and lines for me to expedite
our local discussions ?
thanks in advance,
Norm Jacobs wrote:
> At today's architecture meeting, we discussed the proposed OPVP
> specification in it's current form. We discussed the issue with the
> method of describing properties that was brought up at the last
> OpenPrinting SC meeting. The issue is that the specification does not
> require a conforming implementation to support a specific scheme, but
> instead simply states that the implementation can support any scheme it
> likes. The specification goes on to use UPDF as an example.
> What we are looking for is a statement in the specification that selects
> a required scheme to facilitate standard
> description of properties so that there is a known method of specifying
> properties. Without this, it becomes less likely that renderers and
> drivers will be able to be used outside of the specific renderer or
> driver that they were designed to be used with.
> We would appreciate it if someone would come to the OpenPrinting
> Steering Committee meeting next week prepared to respond to this. Once
> this is addressed, we can move forward with the process.
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