[unisog] Printers, printers, printers

Michael Holstein michael.holstein at csuohio.edu
Mon Dec 17 14:44:03 GMT 2007

> If you restrict your page counting to a certain vendor and certain model,
> the page counting challenge is probably manageable, but if the solution is
> truly heterogeneous then it's a lot more work than SNMP queries.

The OP asked about desktop printers, most of which don't do duplexing, 
etc. If all you're trying to do is produce a spreadsheet for the PHB 
that shows "yeah, it's really more expensive to keep buying Judy inkjet 
cartridges than it is to tell her to use the laserjet", then just doing 
(page_count / material_cost) will probably suffice.


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