IPP> Re: What is it we really need?

IPP> Re: What is it we really need?

IPP> Re: What is it we really need?

Babak Jahromi babakj at MICROSOFT.com
Mon Jan 6 20:58:48 EST 1997


There is still a lot more. Servers have support for cool new technology
that printer boxes won't have, such as scripting engines (Java, Visual
Basic, etc.), dynamic HTML generation, built-in SNMP support, directory
service, cool graphics engine, standard APIs people can write to, and on
and on...


>Agreed that a print server implemented on a computer probably still
>has some advantages...but the main reasons are that it has a lot
>of secondary storage and a flexible authentication/authorization system
>that can easily be shared among several applications.
>
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