Yes, and only needs to be used when the recipient is different than the
Since the "job-recipient-name" is carried as a Job object attribute, an end
user can also query the pending jobs to see which ones aren't printed yet or
can query the completed jobs to see what jobs are for him/her to go pickup.
From: Jay Martin [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2000 09:07
To: Michael Sweet
Cc: Hastings, Tom N; ipp (E-mail); QUALDOCS DL (E-mail)
Subject: Re: IPP> REG - Proposal for "job-recipient-name" Job Template
Are we to assume that the primary functional requirement surrounding
this thread is the issue of putting someone's name on a banner sheet
(to be printed before the first document of the job)?
Michael Sweet wrote:
> "Hastings, Tom N" wrote:
> > ...
> > Now I'm more confused. The purpose of "job-recipient-name" was NOT
> > notification, but indicating who was the intended recipient of the
> > hardcopy produced by a job when the intended recipient is different
> > ...
> > (lots of ways to use job-recipient-name to hand-deliver output to
> > the recipient deleted)
> > ...
> You can easily mark output for a different recipient using the new
> attribute. That's basically the same as sending a cover sheet with
> a fax, and will probably work well in current environments provided
> there is someone to look through and distribute them.
> *However*, there are situations where you might want to send a
> document to someone but don't know their user name. *That's*
> what the operator/administrator keywords would address.
> In addition, I think that we need to address the obvious extension
> of this new attribute to notifications. Why should IPP automate
> everything *except* for something as simple as notifying the
> recipient when a job is printed for him/her? A user should be
> able to subscribe to a printer object and have a notification
> sent whenever a job destined for him/her has been completed.
> Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products firstname.lastname@example.org
> Printing Software for UNIX http://www.easysw.com
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