"McDonald, Ira" wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> Here's a way to have our cake and eat it.
> The attribute 'job-recipient-name' is specified to be
> a person's full name, network user name, or whatever
> name's descriptive to humans (but NOT meant to be
> parsed by automated software).
> A different attribute 'job-recipient-role' could hold
> 'none', 'operator', 'admin', 'technician', etc. for
> jobs that need to reach someone who fills a particular
> role in the local network environment. If the attribute
> type was (keyword | name) then we could also let users
> specify roles like 'accounting', 'payroll', etc.
Now *that's* a good idea! :)
I'd only ammend this to add an empty job-recipient-name attribute
means that the actual recipient is unknown, and a member of the
job-recipient-role attribute should be used instead.
-- ______________________________________________________________________ Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products email@example.com Printing Software for UNIX http://www.easysw.com
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