From: Robert Herriot [SMTP:robert.herriot@Eng.Sun.COM]
Sent: Thursday, April 16, 1998 3:41 PM
To: Harry Lewis; SISAACSON@novell.com
Cc: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: IPP> Charter eyeglasses
I agree with Scott's interpretation. I think we chartered IPP to
communication among clients, servers and printers, not just between
users and print servers.
I am concerned that SDP is a big mistake and will create yet another
protocol, incompatible with all others including IPP. I think that
reasonable to borrow ideas from other protocols, such as TIPSI, but
we should continue along the IPP path we started.
If IPP is not a reasonable embedded solution, I wonder why we are
hearing that, nearly a year after we decided on the encoding. If
really such a bad embedded solution, perhaps we should fix it before
commit to supporting it and end up with support for both IPP and
At 07:04 AM 4/16/98 , Harry Lewis wrote:
>Scott, I agree with your interpretation 100% and believe this is
>interpretation. Otherwise, I think the overall charter would have
>limiting - even if this is where we ended up for v1. I put the
>to show how I think some must be reading the charter and the
>must have made.
>Harry Lewis - IBM Printing Systems
>SISAACSON@novell.com on 04/15/98 08:15:10 PM
>Please respond to SISAACSON@novell.com
>To: Harry Lewis/Boulder/IBM@ibmus, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
>Subject: Re: IPP> Charter eyeglasses
>When I read:
>>>> Harry Lewis <email@example.com> 04/15/98 04:24PM >>>
>>The Internet Print Protocol is a CLIENT-SERVER type protocol which
>>should allow the server side to be either a separate print server
>>a printer with embedded networking capabilities.
>I assume CLIENT/SERVER in the distributed systems architecture
>NOT in the literal CLIENT =3D PC and SERVER =3D file server/printer
>box sense.=A0 I see client/server meaning request/response rather
>remote methods, IIOP, RMI stuff.
>In other workds, I am not confused into thinking end-user to file
>to device) when I see the term "client/server"
>Good reading of the charter thought, very helpful.