IPP Mail Archive: Re: IFX> Re: IPP> New data types

IPP Mail Archive: Re: IFX> Re: IPP> New data types

Re: IFX> Re: IPP> New data types

From: pmoore@netreon.com
Date: Mon Jan 29 2001 - 16:23:42 EST

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    gosh - you are right - the length is signed - thats not right - lengths should
    be unsigned.

    "Carl Kugler" <kugler@us.ibm.com> on 01/29/2001 01:08:29 PM

    To: Michael Sweet <mike@easysw.com>
    cc: Paul Moore/AUCO/US@AUCO, Mike Bartman <bartman@process.com>, ipp@pwg.org,
          ifx@pwg.org

    Subject: Re: IFX> Re: IPP> New data types

    Since the length field is SIGNED-SHORT (2BYTE). I think it probably only
    goes up to 32,767.

         -Carl

    Michael Sweet <mike@easysw.com>@pwg.org on 01/29/2001 01:17:24 PM

    Sent by: owner-ifx@pwg.org

    To: pmoore@netreon.com
    cc: Mike Bartman <bartman@process.com>, ipp@pwg.org, ifx@pwg.org
    Subject: IFX> Re: IPP> New data types

    pmoore@netreon.com wrote:
    >
    > I had had similar thoughts (I was imagining Text, BigText (16-bit)
    > and HugeText (32-bit))
    > ...

    Except that the length field in the current IPP encoding only
    supports values up to 65535 octets in length...

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