IPP Mail Archive: RE: IPP> uRl CAse iSsUE

IPP Mail Archive: RE: IPP> uRl CAse iSsUE

RE: IPP> uRl CAse iSsUE

Carl Kugler (kugler@us.ibm.com)
Thu, 8 Oct 1998 12:27:48 -0400

Sounds reasonable to me.

paulmo@microsoft.com on 10/07/98 01:59:34 PM
Please respond to paulmo@microsoft.com
To: Harry Lewis/Boulder/IBM@ibmus, rbergma@dpc.com
cc: robert.herriot@Eng.Sun.COM, ipp@pwg.org, Carl Kugler/Boulder/IBM@ib=
mus,
hastings@cp10.es.xerox.com
Subject: RE: IPP> uRl CAse iSsUE

I would add the recomendation that implementations avoid creating URLs =
for
differnt printers that differ only in their case.

I.e. dont have Printer1 and printer1 as two different printers.

-----Original Message-----
From: Ron Bergman [mailto:rbergma@dpc.com]
Sent: Wednesday, October 07, 1998 11:37 AM
To: Harry Lewis
Cc: hastings@cp10.es.xerox.com; Carl Kugler; ipp@pwg.org;
robert.herriot@Eng.Sun.COM
Subject: Re: IPP> uRl CAse iSsUE

EXCELLENT!

Ron Bergman

On Wed, 7 Oct 1998, Harry Lewis wrote:

> THiS IS abOUT As fAR As i WOUlD gO wiTH anY REcomMendAtiOn reGARding =
CasE
> SensiTIVitY in ThE IMPleMeNtoRS GUiDe...
>
> " IPP client and server implementations must be aware of the diverse
> uppercase/lowercase nature of URLs. RFC xxxx defines URL schemes and =
Host
names
> as case insensitive but reminds us that the rest of the URL may well
> demonstrate case sensitivity. When creating URL's, where the choice i=
s
> completely arbitrary, it is probably best to select lower case howeve=
r,
this
> cannot be guaranteed and implementations MUST NOT rely on any specifi=
c
case
> type in the URL beyond the URL scheme and host name".
>
> Harry Lewis - IBM Printing Systems
>

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