One of the first discussion items for the scope of IPP included whether or
not to include "operator", "manager", or "administrator" operations and
semantics along with "end user" operations and semantics. The consensus
within the first few days of dicssion was that IPP/1.0 only includes end
user operations and semantics.
>>> Philip Thambidurai <pthambid at okidata.com> 07/15 9:39 AM >>>
> Does IPP preclude vendor-specific operations on the Printer object
> (say for management)?
SAI> No. There definitly is allow some administrative or
SAI> operator interface to do this.
SAI> Since IPP does introduce a cancel operation, a site could implement
SAI> a policy that allowed authenticated operators rights to cancel all jobs
SAI> We might have to change this statement in the model document to show
SAI> what a reasonable policy might be and not try to force a policy in the
SAI> standard itsef.