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A system and method for efficiently utilizing the output devices of a computer system to perform output functions. The output devices are capable of bidirectional communication and are capable of generating information pertaining to static and dynamic attributes of the respective output devices. Responsive to the additional information pertaining to the static and dynamic attributes of the output devices, particular ones of the output devices are allocated to effectuate particular ones of the output functions.

Title
System and method for controlling computer output devices by utilizing both their static and dynamic attributes
Application Number
8/378413
Publication Number
5659795
Application Date
January 26, 1995
Publication Date
August 19, 1997
Inventor
Stuart Walker
Boulder
CO, US
Gregory S Felderman
Westminster
CO, US
Claude A Bugg
Boulder
CO, US
Anthony F Stuart
Jamestown
CO, US
Ronald L Heiney
Longmont
CO, US
Keith E Duvall
Niwot
CO, US
Agent
Holland & Hart
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06F 11/00
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