IPP> Job identification mandatory

IPP> Job identification mandatory

IPP> Job identification mandatory

JK Martin jkm at underscore.com
Thu Jul 17 11:06:25 EDT 1997


Sorry, but I'm a bit confused by what you refer to as a
"job identifier".  Perhaps I'm incorrectly reading your
text, but it sounds like "job identifier" is more of a
"transaction identifier".

The purpose of the GetJobs operation is to return one or
more job identifiers from the target Printer (right?).
Then exactly what are you and Bob proposing?

So sorry if I'm being a bit dense here.


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From: Paul Moore <paulmo at microsoft.com>
To: "'ipp at pwg.org'" <ipp at pwg.org>
Subject: IPP> Job identification mandatory
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 1997 17:25:27 -0700

Change to model following review of protocol.

BobH and I propose that getjobs must always return a unique job
identification (either jobid or job URL , see other recent mail) that
can be used in subsequent requests.

The reason is that most print API work this way and so most clients are
structured on this assumption. (Specifcally in the MS world the EnumJobs
API always returns a job identifier).

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