IPP> Re: Notification Requirements document from the IPP WG - <http:// www. ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-ipp-not-03.txt>

IPP> Re: Notification Requirements document from the IPP WG - <http:// www. ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-ipp-not-03.txt>

IPP> Re: Notification Requirements document from the IPP WG - <http:// www. ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-ipp-not-03.txt>

Manros, Carl-Uno B cmanros at cp10.es.xerox.com
Fri Aug 27 13:35:53 EDT 1999


Greg,

One more comment on MIME. 

Rather than defining your own MIME type, would it be possible to allow a
number of existing MIME types, which is where we are coming from.

Carl-Uno

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Hudson [mailto:ghudson at MIT.EDU]
> Sent: Friday, August 27, 1999 9:42 AM
> To: Manros, Carl-Uno B
> Cc: impp at iastate.edu; IETF-IPP
> Subject: IPP> Re: Notification Requirements document from the IPP WG -
> <http:// www. ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-ipp-not-03.txt> 
> 
> 
> > Any chance that you will revisit the decision not to support MIME?
> 
> Perhaps there is a misunderstanding here.
> 
> All we have done so far in this group is write a model and
> requirements document (both of which are in working group last call).
> We haven't even made design decisions yet.  The only requirement we
> have about the message format with regard to MIME is:
> 
> 	7.1.8. The common message format SHOULD be based on
> 	IETF-standard MIME [RFC 2045].
> 
> Because this requirement is a SHOULD, and because it uses the phrase
> "based on," it is possible that the standardized protocol will use
> some variation of MIME, or won't use it at all.  Or perhaps you'll be
> able to choose between MIME and something else depending on how simple
> your message is.  Nobody knows yet.  Of course we will revisit the
> issue.
> 
> > Have you nailed a maximum message size yet?
> 
> No; we haven't even discussed it.  I certainly hope there won't be a
> maximum message size determined by the protocol, although individual
> sites may have their own policies.
> 



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