IPP Mail Archive: IPP> Duplicate ippget events

IPP Mail Archive: IPP> Duplicate ippget events

IPP> Duplicate ippget events

From: Marty Joel (mjoel@netreon.com)
Date: Fri Jul 27 2001 - 14:14:03 EDT

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    "Michael Sweet" wrote:

    > ... How do I know what events the client hasn't already
    > received? Do I keep all events that haven't timed out, and every time
    > a new poll comes in I send all active events? That will mean that a
    > client that polls more often than the event timeout period will get
    > duplicates! (definitely *not* what I'd expect!)

    Actually, the client will receive duplicate events when it polls faster
    that the event timeout interval (which it must do to not lose events).
    There's a timestamp in each event, which the client must use to discard
    duplicates.

    Marty



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