IPP> 'Date' Header

IPP> 'Date' Header

IPP> 'Date' Header

Carl-Uno Manros carl at manros.com
Thu Oct 29 23:09:48 EST 1998


It is not absolute necessary to do this in the HTTP layer, we
could also consider an additional attribute within the 
application-ipp MIME object.


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-ipp at pwg.org [mailto:owner-ipp at pwg.org]On Behalf Of Richard
Sent: Tuesday, October 27, 1998 1:16 PM
To: Scott Lawrence; Bharathi Mohan
Cc: ipp at pwg.org
Subject: Re: IPP> 'Date' Header 

At 10:51 AM 10/27/98 -0500, Scott Lawrence wrote:
>> 	The IPP/1.0 Encoding and Transport draft specifies that the  general
>> header "Date" MUST be implemented in the server's response. Could any
>> clarify us the need for this header in HTTP transport layer?
>HTTP/1.1 does not require a Date header; in fact, it forbids it if the
>server does not have a clock.  See draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-05.txt
>section 14.8; section 14.8.1 specifies behaviour for clockless servers.

Were IPP to be used in a "Facsimile Service" mode...there would be a
absolute need for Date and Time in the server response and in the
implementation of transaction logs etc.

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