IPP> Question concerning job-hold-until

IPP> Question concerning job-hold-until

IPP> Question concerning job-hold-until

christopher.pott at i-data.com christopher.pott at i-data.com
Wed Jun 28 11:27:04 EDT 2000

I think the idea is that if you support a Job Template attribute (such as

job-hold-until) then you will return it when requested by a client. It

matter if the attribute wasn't specified at job creation, as the default

(job-hold-until-default) value will be used instead to set the attribute at

submission time.

Michael Sweet <mike at easysw.com>@pwg.org on 28-06-2000 16:17:09

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Subject:  IPP> Question concerning job-hold-until

Hello, all!

I have a quick implementation question concerning the job-hold-until
attribute, which doesn't seem to be addressed in the final model
document for IPP/1.1.

Without going into too much detail, we have a customer that wants
to know if the job-hold-until attribute should always be returned
by a get-jobs or get-job-attributes request, or if it should only
be returned if the job-hold-until attribute was specified for the
job (at job creation or later with a hold-job request)

If the latter, what happens when the hold condition expires (e.g.
the job starts printing)?  Do we change the value to "no-hold"?

Similarly, if we always should send job-hold-until, do we send a
value of "no-hold" or an "unknown" value tag?


Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products                  mike at easysw.com
Printing Software for UNIX                       http://www.easysw.com

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