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Principles of Operation for the TPC.INT Subdomain: Remote Printing -- Technical Procedures (RFC1528)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002359D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Document File: 9 page(s) / 17K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

C. Malamud: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

Although electronic mail is preferable as a means of third-party communication, in some cases it may be necessary to print information, in hard-copy form, at a remote location. The remote output device may consist of a standard line printer, a printer with

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Network Working Group C. Malamud

Request for Comments: 1528 Internet Multicasting Service

Obsoletes: 1486 M. Rose

Category: Experimental Dover Beach Consulting, Inc.

October 1993

Principles of Operation for the TPC.INT Subdomain:

Remote Printing -- Technical Procedures

Status of this Memo

This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet

community. It does not specify an Internet standard. Discussion and

suggestions for improvement are requested. Please refer to the

current edition of the "Internet Official Protocol Standards" for the

standardization state and status of this protocol. Distribution of

this memo is unlimited.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction .......................................... 2

2. Naming, Addressing, and Routing ....................... 2

2.1 Addressing ........................................... 2

2.2 Routing .............................................. 3

3. Procedure ............................................. 3

3.1 Content-Types ........................................ 4

3.2 Generating a Cover-Sheet ............................. 4

3.3 Return Receipt ....................................... 6

4. Usage Examples ........................................ 6

4.1 Explicit Cover Sheet ................................. 6

4.2 Implicit Cover Sheet ................................. 7

4.3 Minimal, Text-only ................................... 7

5. Prototype Implementation .............................. 7

6. Future Issues ......................................... 9

7. Security Considerations ............................... 9

8. Acknowledgements ...................................... 9

9. References ............................................ 9

10. Authors' Addresses .................................. 10

A. The application/remote-printing Content-Type ......... 11

B. The image/tiff Content-Type .......................... 12

1. Introduction

Although electronic mail is preferable as a means of third-party

communication, in some cases it may be necessary to print

information, in hard-copy form, at a remote location. The remote

output device may consist of a standard line printer, a printer with

multiple fonts and faces, a printer that can reproduce graphics, or a

facsimile device. Remote output may be accompanied by information

that identifies the intended recipient. This memo describes ...