On Sep 15, 2011, at 11:05 AM, Ira McDonald wrote:
> Hi Mike,
>> I'd like to add to the IPP slide deck discussion of the MFD Alerts
> for Printer MIB spec which has just had its second review at
> Prototype status:
> Will CUPS pickup the IANA IPP Registry keywords for scanner, fax
> modem, and security alerts in IPP printer-state-reasons attribute?
CUPS already supports arbitrary keywords from drivers, so a fax driver definitely could set them today.
Scanning is not currently supported via CUPS, so that will have to wait for a future implementation.
As for the security keywords, I will need to review them closely; it isn't clear that mapping them all to printer-state-reasons makes sense since they represent events (alerts) and not persistent conditions.
Moreover, I think all of the keywords need at least a sentence to describe what they mean (it is not obvious to me, particularly for the security keywords)
Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair
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