My research (with the people who have written the code) shows that this
is not the case
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Randy Turner [SMTP:rturner at sharplabs.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 1997 5:05 PM
> To: ipp at pwg.org> Subject: Re: IPP> jobid (one more time)
>> Paul Moore wrote:
> > The new job MIB defines a 32-bit job identifier that persists as a
> > of identifying a job.
> > The Win32 API does the same - used on the vast majority of the
> > desktops.
> > Bob H says that UNIX uses a 32 bit job ID in the same way.
> > It's not like I am suggesting that we use something obscure,
> > non-published or only used by 1% of the world. I am suggesting that
> > may want to leverage some of the exisiting software in the world.
>>> From my research, you can't use the job-id returned by an IPP
> server to access the Win95 print spooler. You have to use the
> job-id (DWORD value) returned by the AddJob() API call. You will
> then have to maintain a mapping between this Win95-derived job-id
> and the job-id/job-uri returned by a remote IPP server. We are not
> proposing replacing the existing software in the world, just
> supplementing it.
>> I think the job MIB also specifies an octet string for supplemental
> job identification (is this right Tom H.?)