IPP Mail Archive: IPP> Re: Mapping Between IPP and IFAX (resend)

IPP Mail Archive: IPP> Re: Mapping Between IPP and IFAX (resend)

IPP> Re: Mapping Between IPP and IFAX (resend)

Ron Bergman (rbergma@dpc.com)
Thu, 27 Aug 1998 14:36:00 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)


I am looking forward to a summary of Larry's presentation and I am
certainly willing to contribute to this effort. Although I am not a fax
expert, I certainly can present the IPP point of view.

Ron Bergman
Dataproducts Corp.

On Thu, 27 Aug 1998, Richard Shockey wrote:

> >Attached is the presentation from the IPP meeting last Thursday in
> >Toronto. I have included some revisions to reflect the comments provided
> >in the meeting. Carl-Uno plans to discuss this item with the IFax group
> >at the IETF meeting this week in Chicago.
> >
> >This work is still very incomplete and comments from both IPP and IFax
> >participants are welcome. Also, this reflects only a portion of the
> >mapping effort that I have identified.
> >
> Larry Masinter presented a excellent overview of this concept at the IPP WG
> this week in Chicago.
> Speaking as a old fax person I was seriously impressed with the
> implications this work has. IMHO it deserves generous study. I really like
> this!
> From what I can tell there seems to be a nearly One to One matching with
> the features and objectives of a real time Internet Fax service with the
> IPP architecture.
> I do not see this as competing with the existing work of the IETF-FAX WG...
> I view it as complementary.
> There are several areas that need looking at such as sender identification
> requirements, the use of cover pages, SMTP fallback, protocol behaivor when
> used as either a onramp or offramp to the PSTN etc.
> This work gets even more interesting when it is combined with the goals and
> objectives of the E.164 Resolution BOF. In this scenerio a IPP device URL
> could be mapped to a E.164 number thus injecting complete protocol
> transparency to the delivery of documents.
> The possibility of producing a Informational Draft outlining this mapping
> effort was discussed at the IPP WG meeting.
> A gentleman offered to work on such a draft and I have been in touch with
> him.. for what is worth, I am more than willing to contribute time and
> effort to the work of such a draft.
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