IPP Mail Archive: Re: IPP> NOT - device-to-host events, not end-user events

IPP Mail Archive: Re: IPP> NOT - device-to-host events, not end-user events

Re: IPP> NOT - device-to-host events, not end-user events

Jay Martin (jkm@underscore.com)
Wed, 11 Mar 1998 13:42:39 -0500

Tom Hastings wrote:
>
> In discussing the host-to-device requirements, we came up with a requirement
> that the printer be able to feed back information about whether it was
> choked up with data or needed more data for the current job.
>
> So we could have events like:
>
> Slow down data transfer
> Speed up data transfer

This doesn't quite sound right. I mean, flow control should be mandated
by the underlying transport, right? We certainly don't want to reinvent
such a key aspect of end-to-end communications within IPP.

...jay

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