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Method for Determining Length of Time for a Printer to Process its Print Queue

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000018962D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Aug-22
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Aug-22

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

When submitting a printer job to a local or (especially) a network printer, there is no way to determine the length of time before your submitted print job will be completed. The method described in this disclosure addresses how printers can, with good accuracy, calculate the length of time to complete your job based on the other jobs queued ahead of it.