>The concern I have about SNMP is that a client's "get status" query co=
>several GetBulk requests and thus not get processed fast enough for th=
>determine that the printer is alive but very busy.
This seems like a worst-case scenario. Who would be doing these GetBul=
why? How often? What are the consequences when the query is not proce=
>Can an SNMP request have as good a guarantee of a quick response as a
How good a guarantee is required for this application? No response is
guaranteed over UDP anyway. Is tuning of the snmp server allowed?
>Also in my proposal, I assume that the data returned is in an IPP comp=