IPP Mail Archive: IPP> I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ipp-not-spec-01.txt

IPP Mail Archive: IPP> I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ipp-not-spec-01.txt

IPP> I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ipp-not-spec-01.txt

Tue, 26 Oct 1999 07:41:11 -0400


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This draft is a work item of the Internet Printing Protocol Working Group of the IETF.

Title : Internet Printing Protocol/1.1: Event Notification
Author(s) : S. Isaacson, J. Martin, R. deBry,
T. Hastings, M. Shepherd, R. Bergman
Filename : draft-ietf-ipp-not-spec-01.txt
Pages : 56
Date : 25-Oct-99

This document describes an extension to the IPP/1.0 & IPP/1.1 model that
allows a client to subscribe to printing related events. Subscriptions
include 'Per-Job subscriptions' and 'Per-Printer subscriptions'. One or
more Per-Job Submission subscriptions are specified by the client when
submitting a job. Additional Per-Job and Per-Printer subscriptions are
created by performing separate explicit Create-Job-Subscription Create-
Printer-Subscription operations, respectively. Subscriptions are
modeled as Subscription objects. Four other operations are defined for
subscription objects: get attributes, get subscriptions, renew a
subscription, and cancel a subscription.
A subscription request and the Subscription object includes: the names
of Job and/or Printer events, the Notification Recipient URL, the text
format if Human Consumable notification is requested, possibly some
opaque data, and the charset and natural language. In addition, the
subscription request includes: the requested lease time and persistency
for the subscription. When the event occurs, a notification is
generated and delivered using the information specified in the

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