[Desktop_printing] Publications about the Summit

Claudia Alimpich alimpich at us.ibm.com
Tue Apr 18 09:13:43 PDT 2006

Could you please add IBM in the list of printer vendors in your report? 
Even though I was representing FSG and covered the JTAPI and job ticketing 
in general, I was also representing IBM. IBM's primary interest is 
production and commercial level printing which is why I am very interested 
in defining the interfaces to the components in the print system so that 
the components can be used by advanced users and print submission 
applications and not just home or basic desktop users. 

I would say that one of the things that we agreed to during the OSDL 
Printing Summit (which was not just desktop printing, right?) was the 
necessity to define/agree on the use of interfaces or APIs (PAPI, JTAPI, 
SMAPI, etc) between the various components in the print system so that the 
part or pieces of the print system can be implemented to the interface and 
not depend on a specific implementation. This is basically the idea behind 
FSG's reference model.

Claudia Alimpich
IBM Printing Systems Division

desktop_printing-bounces at lists.osdl.org wrote on 04/17/2006 07:19:14 PM:

> Hi,
> just to let you know: I've published a first entry in my personal
> blog about the summit, and very likely I'll follow up with a few
> more ones, each dealing with different topics. Maybe I'll publish
> some of the topics on one of the known news sites; I'll let you
> know if it happens.
> My blog entry is titled: "A first summary of topics discussed at 
> OSDL Desktop Linux Printing Summit". You can read it here:
>   http://www.kdedevelopers.org/node/1934
> Also, LWN.net have semi-published a writeup by myself about the 
> first two days of our discussions. Currently it looks like it is 
> not easily found on their site. Someone today sent me a direct
> link (and said one didn't need a subscription to actually access
> it):
>   http://lwn.net/Articles/179511/
> Cheers,
> Kurt
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