IPP> DRV: 6/26 Update [files down loaded]

IPP> DRV: 6/26 Update [files down loaded]

IPP> DRV: 6/26 Update [files down loaded]

Hastings, Tom N hastings at cp10.es.xerox.com
Sat Jul 1 19:48:44 EDT 2000


I just posted these two files in:


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-----Original Message-----
From: Hugo Parra [mailto:HPARRA at novell.com]
Sent: Monday, June 26, 2000 12:09
To: ipp at pwg.org
Subject: IPP> DRV: 6/26 Update

This version of the document incorporates many of the suggestions I received
from Michael Sweet and Ira McDonald.

The following summarizes the significant changes made in this version of the

1.  Limited each value of the "client-print-support-files-supported"
attribute to contain a single uri.  This removes the requirement for "long"
strings to hold these values.  If there are multiple uri's where to download
a given set of client print support files, each is listed in a separate

2.  Removed the need for the "long-text" syntax.  Since the contents of each
value string are either a uri or a human-readable representation of a
keyword, internationalization issues never apply to these strings, so its
syntax was changed to octetString(MAX).  

3.  The legal values for "os-type" are the operating system names registered
with IANA.

4.  Added "uri-scheme" to the definition of
"client-print-support-files-request" to allow clients to narrow-down queries
based on the uri-scheme of the uri from where the files can be downloaded.


a)  What operation ID can we assign the get-client-print-support-files
b)  Can Digest Authentication provide enough client-side authentication to
justify mandating it instead of TLS?

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