[IPP] named services

[IPP] named services

[IPP] named services

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Mon Jan 27 17:18:13 UTC 2014


Norbert,

Doesn't the existing IPP printer-name attribute (SM ServiceName element) already provide this?


On Jan 27, 2014, at 12:03 PM, Norbert Schade <Norbert.Schade at conexant.com> wrote:

> I am heavily working with the scan service these days.
> So my note comes out of that effort.
> But I think this is a rather general question after all.
>  
> A service is typically quite a complex object.
> A name that identifies a service on the highest level would in many cases ease the management and debugging of functionality that deals with services.
> And if I had more than one service in my scan service xml instance I’d prefer one to be the default (services have their own defaults, but a service itself cannot be the default within a services group).
>  
> I helped myself by adding a vendor extension (a simple attribute) to the ScanServices and ScanService objects.
>  
> I could even imagine to add an ID attribute to a ScanService object and an IDREF attribute to the ScanServices object.
> But I can’t really do that with vendor extensions.
>  
> Just wondering if other people also feel that a named service and a default reference to such a named service might improve the situation.
> Regards
> Norbert
>  
>  
> Norbert Schade
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> Imaging Solutions
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