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Common UNIX Printing System by Michael R. Sweet

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Chapter 10Job Objects

This chapter describes the attributes and operations provided for IPP job objects.

What Is a Job Object?

A job object represents one or more documents that are queued for printing on a printer object. A job object can also have subscription objects associated with it.

Each job object is always in one of the seven states shown in Table 10.1. Pending jobs are printed using the priority values and the order they were submitted.

Table 10.1 Job States

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Jobs are also associated with a username, which can be authenticated. This allows the enduser to list and cancel their own jobs, or an administrator to list and cancel all jobs. ...

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