>For fear of sounding like a broken record, let me once again
>point out that during the initial IPP BOF (San Jose, Dec '96),
>Keith Moore stated (in response to stealthing thru firewalls)
>that if the IPP WG came up with a generally useful and improved
>printing protocol, then the firewall folks would probably not
>have any problem in making whatever (reasonable) accomodations
>for IPP in their products.
>Yet, some highly vocal IPP participants insisted on ignoring
>that advice and continued to press for generic stealth capabilities.
>This is truly unfortunate.
in this case you do sound like a broken record. Independently of what
people thought when we started this discussion a long time ago, I do not
think that anybody still firmly believes that a strong feature of our
current design is to stealth through firewalls. Too many people, myself
included, have already warned for such erreneous thinking.
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