IPP> job attributes et by Printer

IPP> job attributes et by Printer

IPP> job attributes et by Printer

Robert Herriot robert.herriot at Eng.Sun.COM
Mon Nov 25 18:41:00 EST 1996


My intent is that certain attributes be set by a Printer to the
most authentic value that a server can obtain.  The operation
attributes are a possible source of these values. I would prefer
that the information come from something outside of the entity body.


If these attributes are settable by a client, then the Printer
doesn't know whether a trusted part of the client set them.  


The operation attributes are useful because a client supplies them for
any operation including Print.  Only with Print does a Printer possibly
copy those values into job attributes.


Bob Herriot
 
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> Bob, can you explain the rationale behind setting job information attributes
> such as notification address in the Printer, thus requiring a separate set of
> operation attributes to be defined to set them?  I find this confusing. If the
> intent is that the client and not the end-user sets these attributes, can't
> this be taken care of in the implementation of the client code?
> 



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