SPC-3 IT8 committee reference
lohmeyer at t10.org
Fri Jun 25 08:52:53 PDT 2004
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* John Lohmeyer <lohmeyer at t10.org>
We probably should discuss whether or not to attempt to recover these two codes. It appears to me that NPES withdrew IT8.4-1993 (R1999) in 2002. This was the standard that used these codes.
See the beginning of page 3 in:
At 6/24/2004 08:17 PM, Elliott, Robert (Server Storage) wrote:
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>* "Elliott, Robert (Server Storage)" <elliott at hp.com>
>I was reviewing the device types in SPC-3 and noticed this line
>(spc3r19 page 135, Table 75):
>0Ah-0Bh Defined by ASC IT8 (Graphic arts pre-press devices)
>The "IT8" accredited standards committee seems to have changed
>hands, now called CGATS. CGATS' web page is:
>This is a description of the committee:
>"NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing
>and Converting Technologies supports and administers the
>activities of the ANSI-accredited Committee for Graphic
>Arts Technologies Standards (CGATS). For more information
>contact standards at npes.org .
>CGATS was formed in 1987 following a year-long assessment
>of the need for an umbrella standards committee by the
>Image Technology Standards Board (ITSB) of the American
>National Standards Institute (ANSI), and received ANSI
>accreditation in 1989.
>... The activities involving digital data exchange and
>color data definition were activities formerly under the
>IT8 Committee. Beginning in 1994, that work continued under
>the administrative structure of CGATS."
>It still calls some of its standards "IT8.nn".
>Should the reference be updated to something like this?
>0Ah-0Bh Defined by the Committee for Graphic
> Arts Technologies Standards (CGATS) IT8 standards
> (Graphic arts pre-press devices)
>Rob Elliott, elliott at hp.com Hewlett-Packard Industry
>Standard Server Storage Advanced Technology
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