• Subject: Re: TCP/IP Printing, # of Copies
  • From: John Carr <74711.77@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 3 May 1998 22:29:40 -0400

Message text written by INTERNET:MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>We're suffering here from the nature of TCP/IP printing. The application
>used is call lpd/lpr and does not read spooled file attributes spooled
>files are not part of TCP/IP, only AS/400.>
>There are some HP extensions, I think, that IBM is adding to its
>implementation of lpr. I don't know the details right now—someone else on
>the list certainly can dredge up the info from the recesses.
>The same issue of TCP/IP function comes up with PAGERANGE and many of our
>other goodies. Also, we run into limitations with TELNET when running
>PC5250 over TCP/IP. IBM seems to be addressing all these things, adding
>function to these IP apps. Meanwhile, we lose some function to gain
>universal use. Sigh!
>Vernon Hamberg


>> Meanwhile, we lose some function to gain universal use. Sigh! >>

Sounds to me like we are giving up the ability not to be able to do most
things we need to do.
Right Vern ?

John Carr
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