Excerpt from Carl-Uno (discussing directory overload)...
>If we want to get more detailed information about a printer's
>capabilities, I would expect to go and ask for that Printer's
>attribute list, using the IPP. Any variable information, such as
>media loaded, or printer state has nothing to seek in the directory.
Since IPP, PMP and JMP are all occurring under one PWG, I'd like to
know if there is a consensus regarding role of the Printer and/or
Job MIBs in relation to IPP.
>I think that scenario 4.0 needs to get refined into more than
>just Getting Status. In effect there are at least the following kind
>of functions described under scenario 4.
>>1) Getting detailed information about a printer's capabilities (static)
>>2) Getting information about a printer's status (variable)
>>3) Getting information about a job's status (variable) and fixed attributes.
Is it generally held, by most participants, that IPP, given the above
capabilities, *REPLACES* SNMP for obtaining this information?
Harry Lewis - IBM Printing Systems