IFX Mail Archive: IFX> Re: IPP> REG - Proposal for "

IFX Mail Archive: IFX> Re: IPP> REG - Proposal for "

IFX> Re: IPP> REG - Proposal for "job-recipient-name" Job Template attribute

From: Jay Martin (jkm@underscore.com)
Date: Thu Sep 14 2000 - 12:07:23 EDT

  • Next message: Michael Sweet: "IFX> Re: IPP> REG - Proposal for "job-recipient-name" Job Template attribute"

    Are we to assume that the primary functional requirement surrounding
    this thread is the issue of putting someone's name on a banner sheet
    (to be printed before the first document of the job)?

            ...jay

    Michael Sweet wrote:
    >
    > "Hastings, Tom N" wrote:
    > > ...
    > > Now I'm more confused. The purpose of "job-recipient-name" was NOT
    > > notification, but indicating who was the intended recipient of the
    > > hardcopy produced by a job when the intended recipient is different
    > > ...
    > > (lots of ways to use job-recipient-name to hand-deliver output to
    > > the recipient deleted)
    > > ...
    >
    > You can easily mark output for a different recipient using the new
    > attribute. That's basically the same as sending a cover sheet with
    > a fax, and will probably work well in current environments provided
    > there is someone to look through and distribute them.
    >
    > *However*, there are situations where you might want to send a
    > document to someone but don't know their user name. *That's*
    > what the operator/administrator keywords would address.
    >
    > In addition, I think that we need to address the obvious extension
    > of this new attribute to notifications. Why should IPP automate
    > everything *except* for something as simple as notifying the
    > recipient when a job is printed for him/her? A user should be
    > able to subscribe to a printer object and have a notification
    > sent whenever a job destined for him/her has been completed.
    >
    > --
    > ______________________________________________________________________
    > Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products mike@easysw.com
    > Printing Software for UNIX http://www.easysw.com



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