IPP>MOD reconsideration of model decision

IPP>MOD reconsideration of model decision

IPP>MOD reconsideration of model decision

JK Martin jkm at underscore.com
Tue May 6 14:34:16 EDT 1997


> Does anyone think that IPP is
> being designed such that today's print drivers can submit jobs to
> an IPP Printer?
> 
> RKD> Yes, in most environments there is
> RKD> a separate component that actually
> RKD> handles the wire protocol. In various
> RKD> systems these are called a port driver,
> RKD> port monitor, or redirector. While existing
> RKD> print drivers would not have to be changed
> RKD> to work with IPP, these components would.


Which platforms support such a wire protocol shim?  I thought Windows/NT
and Windows '95 did, but what about:


	Windows 3.1
	Windows for Workgroups
	OS/2 2.x
	OS/2 Warp
	others?


Thanks for the Wintel info.  We Unix folks have different operational
situations, that's for sure.  ;-)


	...jay



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