[Printing-architecture] OP Minutes (19 July 2016)

Ira McDonald blueroofmusic at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 16:40:01 UTC 2016


Hi,

Minutes from this week's Open Printing call are posted at:

  http://ftp.pwg.org/pub/pwg/openprinting/minutes/OP-Minutes-20160614.htm


Action Items:

ACTION:  Till and Ira draft new content for Open Printing website that
explains the various approaches to distribution-independent drivers
without dependencies on LSB (i.e., advantages and drawbacks) and also
describes the approach of PPD-based drivers (for legacy printers that
support a standard printer language - PDF, PostScript, PCL)
- OPEN - Till is considering using Snapcraft (announced on 14 June)
  http://snapcraft.io/
- Matthew sent this link to the Flatpack app framework (formerly
xdg-app) (announced on 21 June 2016)
  http://flatpak.org/press/2016-06-21-flatpak-released.html


Next OP US/Europe/Brazil Conference Calls:

(1) August 2016 - US/Europe/Brazil - OP Monthly Meeting (tentative)
    - Tuesday 9 August 2015, Daytime
      - US
        9am in San Francisco - US PDT (Pacific Daylight Time)
        10am in Colorado - US MDT (Mountain Daylight Time)
        11am in Chicago - US CDT (Central Daylight Time)
        12pm in New York - US EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)
      - Europe
        6pm in Berlin - CEST (Central Europe Summer Time)
      - Brazil
        1pm in Belo Horizonte - BRT (Brasilia Time)

    US:  +1 641-715-3814 - NEW NUMBER in US started in November 2015
    Germany:  +49 (0) 221 98203421
    Brazil:  +55 61 4040-4460
    Japan:  +81 (0) 3-5050-5070
    Participant Access Code:  622393#

    (note that local numbers for many other countries are available,
    also cellphone apps, VOIP support, etc. - please email Till for
    details)

(2) September 2016 - US/Europe/Brazil - OP Monthly Meeting (tentative)
    - Note - 7 September is a Brazilian holiday for Till
    - Tuesday 14 September 2016, Daytime
      - US
        9am in San Francisco - US PDT (Pacific Daylight Time)
        10am in Colorado - US MDT (Mountain Daylight Time)
        11am in Chicago - US CDT (Central Daylight Time)
        12pm in New York - US EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)
      - Europe
        6pm in Berlin - CEST (Central Europe Summer Time)
      - Brazil
        1pm in Belo Horizonte - BRT (Brasilia Time)

    US:  +1 641-715-3814 - NEW NUMBER in US started in November 2015
    Germany:  +49 (0) 221 98203421
    Brazil:  +55 61 4040-4460
    Japan:  +81 (0) 3-5050-5070
    Participant Access Code:  622393#

    (note that local numbers for many other countries are available,
    also cellphone apps, VOIP support, etc. - please email Till for
    details)

(3) October 2016 - US/Europe/Brazil - OP Monthly Meeting (tentative)
    - Note - Daylight Savings Time starts in Brazil on 14 October
    - Tuesday 4 October 2016, Daytime


Cheers,
- Ira


Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect)
Co-Chair - TCG Trusted Mobility Solutions WG
Chair - Linux Foundation Open Printing WG
Secretary - IEEE-ISTO Printer Working Group
Co-Chair - IEEE-ISTO PWG Internet Printing Protocol WG
IETF Designated Expert - IPP & Printer MIB
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