IPP Mail Archive: Re: IPP> Re: New IPP Scheme

IPP Mail Archive: Re: IPP> Re: New IPP Scheme

Re: IPP> Re: New IPP Scheme

papowell@astart.com
Fri, 17 Jul 1998 07:31:56 -0700 (PDT)

This appears to be a reasonable approach to this problem.
I note carefully that there are still some nasty problems lurking
with proxies, etc., but nothing that would be serious for a skilled
person in dealing with nasty problems with proxies.

Patrick Powell

> From ipp-owner@pwg.org Wed Jul 15 19:01:11 1998
> Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 18:41:27 -0700
> To: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
> From: Robert Herriot <robert.herriot@Eng.Sun.COM>
> Subject: Re: IPP> Re: New IPP Scheme
> Cc: ipp@pwg.org
>
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> Action item from Robert Herriot and Tom Hastings:
>
> The IPP working group reached an agreement with Keith Moore in this
> morning's teleconference. This document is our best understanding of the
> details of this agreement.
>
> Summary:
>
> The quick summary is that IPP should support a new scheme 'ipp', which
> clients and servers use in IPP attributes. Such attributes are in a message
> body whose Content-Type is application/ipp. A client maps 'ipp' URLs to
> 'http' URLs, and then follows the HTTP/1.1 rules for constructing a
> Request-Line and HTTP headers. The IPP document will not prohibit
> implementations from supporting other schemes in IPP attributes, but such
> support is not defined by this document.