IPP>MOD Why use Job-Id instead of Job-URI for Jobs?

IPP>MOD Why use Job-Id instead of Job-URI for Jobs?

IPP>MOD Why use Job-Id instead of Job-URI for Jobs?

Paul Moore paulmo at microsoft.com
Fri Sep 5 19:19:06 EDT 1997


It was felt that a URl syntax would be highly specifc to a server
implementation - ISAPI, ASP, CGI, .....
Specifying it would constrain the implementation


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Jay Martin [SMTP:jkm at underscore.com]
> Sent:	Friday, September 05, 1997 3:21 PM
> To:	Robert Herriot
> Cc:	ipp at pwg.org
> Subject:	Re: IPP>MOD Why use Job-Id instead of Job-URI for Jobs?
> 
> > But Microsoft clients cannot assume that all IPP servers will be
> > Microsoft servers. Thus the client has no sure way to parse the
> > Job-URI.
> 
> So again I ask: exactly why can't (or shouldn't) we standardize on
> a Job URI syntax?  (I really regret not being able to have made the
> Redmond meeting.)
> 
> 	...jay
> 
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