IPP>MOD - best effort

IPP>MOD - best effort

IPP>MOD - best effort

JK Martin jkm at underscore.com
Mon Jul 21 10:48:01 EDT 1997

I completely agree with Roger.  I just don't see the added value
here...but I certainly see the additional complexity and resulting

There is nothing wrong (semantically) with "best-effort".  Let's
leave it alone, but make the obvious clarifications in the Model
document with regard to Job templates, etc.


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From: Roger K Debry <rdebry at us.ibm.com>
To: <Ipp at pwg.org>
Subject: IPP>MOD - best effort
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 1997 09:54:56 -0400

>There should be an OPTIONAL job attribute may-ignore-attributes which
>is set by the parameter may- ignore-attributes. This attribute is
>MANDATORY if Create-Job is supported because Send-Document and Send-URI
>use the value set by Create-Job. Otherwise, I wouldn't expect it to be
>implemented.  It would be useful in a future resubmit-job operation

Now let me see, if I understand .... we don't like the concept of
best-effort as an attribute, so we rename it, make it a parameter, then
add an optional job attribute with the same name, and then have the
parameter set the attribute, except sometimes the attribute (or is it
the parameter) is mandatory.  Did I get it right??????

Excuse me, but I think we just added a ton of confusion and didn't change
things one bit!

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