IPP> NOT - Requirements - still needs an accounting applicati

IPP> NOT - Requirements - still needs an accounting applicati

IPP> NOT - Requirements - still needs an accounting applicati

kugler at us.ibm.com kugler at us.ibm.com
Wed Jul 14 13:17:14 EDT 1999


 <199907140106.vaa2342- at interlock2.lexmark.com> wrote: 
original article:http://www.egroups.com/group/ipp/?start=5989
> Tom:
> 
> While a TCP/IP connection might be reliable when it is open, that
reliability
> doesn't apply to SMTP or UDP.  Is accounting only valid using some
methods?
> What happens when the TCP/IP connection is dropped unexpectedly? 
What happens
> 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.

   -Carl




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