Currently there are ProofApprovalRequest/Response.
The request is from the PP - it elicits the response from the PB.
However, there doesn't appear to be a way to do:
- RFQ - Please quote - and I'll want n items proofed
- Quotating - This quote includes n items that you will proof
- PurchaseOrder - you get the idea.
I presume proofing is an extra cost. The PP may choose to request proof approval without any of the above - but they bear the cost.
A ProofApprovalRequest allows the Print Provider (in the context of an order) to request an approval of a proof from the Print Buyer.
If a Print Provider wants a Print Buyer to approve a soft or hard copy order, the Print Provider SHALL send to the Print Buyer a ProofApprovalRequest whose @BusinessRefID references the order’s PurchaseOrder. The order’s PurchaseOrder is either
the initial PurchaseOrder if no Change Orders have occurred, or the latest accepted PurchaseOrder if a Change Order has
Note: xjdf:ContentCheckIntent allows the print buyer to define the desired proofing and preflighting workflow for a specific print job.