>> In reply to:
>http://www.pwg.org/hypermail/ipp/1239.html>> > Question How should the server handle the situation where the "attributes-charset" of the response itself is "us-ascii", but one or more attributes in that response is in the "utf-8" format?
> > Consider a case where a client sends a Print-Job request with "utf-8" as the value of "attributes-charset" and with the "job-name" attribute supplied. Later another client
> > sends a Get-Job-Attribute or Get-Jobs request. This second request contains the "attributes-charset" with value "us-ascii" and "requested-attributes" attribute with
> > exactly one value "job-name".
> > According to the IPP-Mod document (section 184.108.40.206), the value of the "attributes-charset" for the response of the second request must be "us-ascii" since that is the charset
> > specified in the request. The "job-name" value, however, is in "utf-8" format. Should the request be rejected even though both "utf-8" and "us-ascii" charsets are supported by the server? or should the "job-name" value be converted to "us-ascii" and return "successful-ok-conflicting-attributes" (0x0002) as the status code?
> > Van Dang
>> My understanding: in this situation the Printer is required to convert
> the job-name value from utf-8 charset to us-ascii. If it can't, it
> shouldn't advertise us-ascii as a attributes-charset-supported.
>> One implementation strategy is to convert all incoming text and name
> values to a Unicode internal representation. This is 16-bit and
> virtually universal. Then convert to the specified operation
> attributes-charset on output.
>> -Carl Kugler