IPP> machine readable etc. - why Harry is right

IPP> machine readable etc. - why Harry is right

IPP> machine readable etc. - why Harry is right

Manros, Carl-Uno B cmanros at cp10.es.xerox.com
Thu Aug 17 14:07:05 EDT 2000


I am surprised to see you so active on the DL suddenly, but your 
contribution is highly appreciated.

See a couple of comments to your message below.


Carl-Uno Manros
Principal Engineer - Xerox Architecture Center - Xerox Corporation
701 S. Aviation Blvd., El Segundo, CA, M/S: ESAE-231
Phone +1-310-333 8273, Fax +1-310-333 5514
Email: manros at cp10.es.xerox.com 

-----Original Message-----
From: Jay Martin [mailto:jkm at underscore.com]
Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2000 10:40 AM
To: Wagner,William
Cc: ipp at pwg.org
Subject: Re: IPP> machine readable etc. - why Harry is right

This thread just keeps getting more and more interesting.

> If I recall correctly, Harry's approach was morphed into the not
> Get because it did not address the established "requirement" that IPP
> notification allow notification of recipients other that the client
> submitting the job and at the time that the client was submitting the job.
> The argument that third party notification and notification subscriptions
> were not necessary was not accepted for IPP in general, but may be quite
> valid for QualDocs. As such, this may be pursued in conjunction with the
> QualDocs definition.

I'm a printing customer interested in this thing called IPP.
Would someone be so kind as to elucidate the compelling reasons
and benefits for having multiple notification recipients.  I
guess I understand the concept.  I just don't quite see the value.

CM> We DO have a requirements documents where this is all documented,
    but to save you the time to read that, the main reasons for multiple
    notification recipients are:
    1) when you send a document to a different location, you want to notify
       the person who is supposed to pick up the document that it has been
       printed, in addition to yourself.
    2) when you send a print job from home or a hotel room to your printer
       in the office, you may want to notify your secretary or admin to 
       pick it up from the printer when ready, again in addition to

Please be patient and contribute what you can to this thread,
since it will likely be referenced later on when real customers
ask these kinds of questions, and it would be nice to have the
summary background and rationale in a small, digestable format.

(Have you ever seen a customer choke when you hand them a copy
of the IPP spec?  It's not a pretty sight, I assure you.  ;-)

CM> You are quite right. Who is volunteering to write the "IPP for Dummies" 


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