IPP Mail Archive: Re: IPP> Last Call Comment: Job and Printer time attributes

IPP Mail Archive: Re: IPP> Last Call Comment: Job and Printer time attributes

Re: IPP> Last Call Comment: Job and Printer time attributes

kugler@us.ibm.com
Tue, 27 Apr 1999 09:50:22 -0600

> However, we could write the requirement such that the IPP/1.1 Printer
> implementation had to attempt to get the time by some means, such as
getting
> the time from a networked NTP Time server, from an incoming HTTP request
> (where it is always present),

I don't think you can count on that. From draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-06,
section 14.18 Date: "If the server does not have a clock that can provide a
reasonable approximation of the current time, its responses MUST NOT
include a Date header field.

- Carl