IPP> RE: "Asynchronous Notification"

IPP> RE: "Asynchronous Notification"

IPP> RE: "Asynchronous Notification"

Philip Thambidurai pthambid at okidata.com
Thu Jul 17 15:11:12 EDT 1997


     
Please disregard my post on Async. notification --- the 
"notify-addresses" attribute of the job template certainly takes care of my 
concern.








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     >>Subject: "Asynchronous Notification"
     >>Author:  Philip Thambidurai at ODA-ENG
     >>Date:    7/17/97 2:48 PM
     
     >>The Requirements document states that "clients must be able to 
     >>request async notification for printer events such as ... job 
     >>completion, ..."
     >>
     >>Is this REALLY provided in the protocol?  To me, this appears to imply 
     >>that when the job is completed, the printer will send a message to the 
     >>client (ASYNCHRONOUSLY). 
     >>
     >>While the GetJobs response could contain a completed job list, it is 
     >>stricly SYNCHRONOUS ???  (relative to GetJobs request).
     >>
     >>Would it make sense to call it "Conditional notification" --- meaning 
     >>that the client could find out about job completion by issuing the 
     >>synchronous GetJobs, conditional on the printer still keeping track 
     >>of the particular completed job status.
     >>
     
     



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