IPP> MOD - Use of time [and Bake Off 2 Issue 17]

IPP> MOD - Use of time [and Bake Off 2 Issue 17]

IPP> MOD - Use of time [and Bake Off 2 Issue 17]

Stefan Andersson stefan.andersson at axis.com
Thu Mar 25 11:37:53 EST 1999


On Thu, 25 Mar 1999, Anthony Porter wrote:

> Perhaps the solution is to keep the time-at-xxx attributes, but have them
> return the elapsed time in seconds between the time the event occurred, and
> the present time i.e. time-at-creation represents the age of the job in
> seconds.  That way the values do not depend on the printer-up-time.
> 
> A printer without a clock can support that, provided it has a timer.
> 
> The client can use its own local time to calculate the absolute times, or if
> the printer has a clock and supports "printer-current-time", the client can
> also calculate the printer time.
> Anthony Porter
> 
I think this is a verry good idea.

  /Stefan
    
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