<199907140106.vaa2342- at interlock2.lexmark.com> wrote:
>> While a TCP/IP connection might be reliable when it is open, that
> doesn't apply to SMTP or UDP. Is accounting only valid using some
> What happens when the TCP/IP connection is dropped unexpectedly?
> if the channel is reliable but the printer is too busy?
I think SMTP is more reliable than straight TCP/IP. At least it gives
you some form of message queuing, with retries and all. This helps in
the very scenarios you mention: connection dropped, printer busy, etc.