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We are now having biweekly Cloud /JSON mapping focus meetings. The next teleconference is scheduled for December 1 at 17:00 CET at https://room2.cip4.org


The doodle did not get a great amount of trafic and obviously it is too late to schedule retroactively today.

Therefore the cloud kickoff meeting is now scheduled with dictatorial priveledge for:

Monday, November 16 at 16:00 CET in https://room2.cip4.org


I hope to have many interesting discussions with you in 2 weeks!



Cloud Kickoff doodle

I've created a doodle for the cloud / json kickoff meeting.


Please state your preferences asap.

I'd prefer Wednesdays in case we conclude that a bi-weekly meeting makes sense. The date was chosen not to collide with the quality control regular meeting.

If you see 4 PM as a time, then it is in CET.

Doodle Link

No longer active

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Dedicated Cloud meeting

Since we are skipping the fall interop, I'd suggest having an online dedicated 2-3 hour Cloud focus meeting to move the JSON/Cloud projects forward sometime in late October or in November.

Please like this post in case you would be willing to participate and I will create a doodle to find a date if we have a quorum.

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XJDF goes JSON

I've added a few additional requirements / decisions / philosophical questions to the JSON mappin page at JSON mapping for XJDF datatypes.

It is not only about mapping but also about endpoints, cloud protocols and all kinds on non-punch card cool stuff.

Please feel free to expand by adding additional requirements - comments or favorite protocols of the week that I may have missed.

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room1.cip4.org has been discontinued

This is the 4th and final call for review of XJDF 2.1, JDF 1.7 and PrintTalk 2.1 according the CIP4 Intellectual Property Policy:


The final draft versions of JDF 1.7, XJDF 2.1 and PrintTalk 2.1 are now available for download at: 

JDF 1.7 IP Review

XJDF 2.1 IP Review

PrintTalk 2.1 IP Review


V. Publication Specification Review:
A final draft of each proposed Specification will be distributed to all Members for review not less than 60 days prior to final acceptance and publication of such Specification and the Member agrees to give, for all patent claims necessary to implement any area of the Specification, via email to the Secretariat@cip4.org, prior to the expiration of the 60-day review period(…)


Please let me know if you have any Intellectual Property related to XJDF 2.1, JDF 1.7 or PrintTalk 2.1 and if so which of the options you choose to grant:

A.) When requested, Member will grant a license to any such patent claim, at any time issued,
without compensation, to any applicant, regardless of competitive status, desiring to utilize
the license for the purpose of implementing the Specification; or
B.) When requested, Member will grant a license to any such patent claimant any time issued, to
any applicant, regardless of competitive status, under fair and reasonable terms and conditions,
to utilize the license for the purpose of implementing the Specification; or
C.) For each patent claim, at any time issued, that is necessary to implement areas of the Specification,
the Member is not willing to comply with or to give assurances under "A" or "B".


The 60 day review period ends on June 30 2020. Minor technical and editorial modifications may still be applied and will be tracked in the CIP4 issue tracking system: https://jira.cip4.org
 

CIP4 aims to publish all specifications simultaneously, therefore PrintTalk 2.1 is being updated to 2.1 although very few technical changes are anticipated due to the fact that PrintTalk 2.0 has just recently been released.

The final working draft versions of JDF 1.7, XJDF 2.1 and PrintTalk 2.1 are now available for download at: 

JDF 1.7 IP Review

XJDF 2.1 IP Review

PrintTalk 2.1 IP Review


This is the 3rd call for review of JDF 1.7, XJDF 2.1 and PrintTalk 2.1 according to the CIP4 Intellectual Property Policy:


V. Publication Specification Review: 
After reviewing the suggested changes received from any Member and incorporating such revisions as deemed reasonable, the CTO will submit the final working draft for approval by the Technical Steering Committee and all working group members for comments and IP review within a specified period which shall be not less than 45 days.

Please let me know if you have any Intellectual Property related to either JDF 1.7, XJDF 2.1 and PrintTalk 2.1 and if so which of the options you choose to grant:

A.) When requested, Member will grant a license to any such patent claim, at any time issued,
without compensation, to any applicant, regardless of competitive status, desiring to utilize
the license for the purpose of implementing the Specification; or
B.) When requested, Member will grant a license to any such patent claimant any time issued, to
any applicant, regardless of competitive status, under fair and reasonable terms and conditions,
to utilize the license for the purpose of implementing the Specification; or
C.) For each patent claim, at any time issued, that is necessary to implement areas of the Specification,
the Member is not willing to comply with or to give assurances under "A" or "B".


The 45 day review period ends on March 28 2020. Minor technical and editorial modifications may still be applied and will be tracked in the CIP4 issue tracking system: https://jira.cip4.org
 

CIP4 aims to publish all specifications simultaneously, therefore PrintTalk 2.1 is being updated to 2.1 although very few technical changes are anticipated due to the fact that PrintTalk 2.0 has just recently been released.

We revived the CIP4 fellows page on CIP4.org:

https://www.cip4.org/cip4-fellows.html

Take a look for yourself!

The initial IP review is now completed with no comments received.

The specification IP versions #2 of JDF 1.7, XJDF 2.1 and PrintTalk 2.1 are now available for download at: 

JDF 1.7 IP Review

XJDF 2.1 IP Review

PrintTalk 2.1 IP Review


All three specifications are incremental updates with respect to their predecessor specifications:

JDF 1.7 is an incremental upgrade that contains detail changes with respect to JDF 1.6.

XJDF 2.1 is an incremental upgrade that contains detail changes with respect to XJDF 2.0.

PrintTalk 2.1 is an incremental upgrade that contains detail changes with respect to PrintTalk 2.0.


These are
the second IP reviews according to CIP4s IP Policy:

V. Publication Specification Review: At least 30 days prior to when the CTO intends to declare that no further substantive changes will be made to the working draft of a Specification, the CTO will make a “Call for final changes to the draft.” During that period all Members are encouraged to review the working draft for patent claims that they may hold that are necessary for the implementation of any area of the Specification.


https://www.cip4.org/files/cip4/documents/2005-06-03_CIP4_IP_Policy.pdf 

Please review the specification drafts carefully and post comments as Adobe fdf files in the tables at 

JDF 1.7 IP Review,

XJDF 2.1 IP Review

and
PrintTalk 2.1 IP Review

The 30 day review period ends on February 8 2020. Minor technical and editorial modifications may still be applied and will be tracked in the CIP4 issue tracking system: https://jira.cip4.org
 

CIP4 aims to publish all specifications simultaneously, therefore PrintTalk 2.1 is being updated to 2.1 although very few technical changes are anticipated due to the fact that PrintTalk 2.0 has just recently been released.

Thanks to everyone who has invested in making JDF 1.7, XJDF 2.1 and PrintTalk 2.1 happen!

The QC face to face meeting will take place on January 15 and 16 in Hohenschäftlarn near Munich. For details and registration, please see: 2020-01-15 Munich / Hohenschäftlarn QC Meeting Notes and Agenda.

I hope to see many of you in Hohenschäftlarn so that we can finalize the Quality Control ICS for drupa.

The final Automated Print Procurement - Cus-APP ICS is now finalized and available at: Automated Print Procurement ICS: Cus-APP.

This is the first PrintTalk 2.0 ICSthat has been published. Automated print procurement - either from business to business or from consumer to business has become much easier!

Thanks to all who have made it happen!

I've created a brainstorming page for JSON mapping of XJDF and PrintTalk: JSON mapping for XJDF datatypes

There is also a Jira issue: JDF-716 - Getting issue details... STATUS

The entire discussion is based on the epic "JDF in the cloud"


Although JSON has little additional merit compared to XML, we can't keep our eyes closed and ignore JSON. We definitely neither want XJDF to be ignored (too old school; not JSON...), nor do we want variant translation dialects.

Disclaimer: This is not a decision to actually add JSON to XJDF 2.1 but rather a request for comments.

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An updated minor version of PrintTalk has been released. See PTK-264 - Getting issue details... STATUS .

We decided to update rather than create an errata version in order to avoid duplicate implementation efforts this early in the release cycle. The schema for PrintTalk 2.0 has been updated to reflect this change. The value of PrintTalk/@Version will not change and remains "2.0".

Updated schema and specification are available at: PrintTalk

The now obsolete 2.0 version has been moved to: PrintTalk Archive

Room1 and Room2 are just as down as CIP4.org

please use the direct gotomeeting link:

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/869126039