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Re: CUPS Support
Re: CUPS Support
Mon, 05 Apr 2004 18:37:35 +0200
On 2004-04-05 17:57:25 +0200 Chad Hardin <address@hidden> wrote:
That would be swell! Working on CUPS as a framework should give me the
foundation needed to do such a thing.
Good idea. What about Printing.framework with a little bit of abstraction? Even
the framework is going to be CUPS based, the CUPS should be hidden. Then there
will be no problem of using another printing 'backend' on other operating
CUPS handles PPDs on it's own, as does GNUstep, there are are overlaps in
functionality as well. Too bad CUPS is not available for Windows (or is
it?), then we could simply go straight CUPS.
... such as MS Windows with their own printing subsystem :-)
anyhow, I'll keep hacking away at the framework and see what I learn.
On Apr 5, 2004, at 4:25 AM, Adam Fedor wrote:
On Sunday, April 4, 2004, at 09:58 PM, Chad Hardin wrote:
My time constraints are really tight so I haven't been able to work on
the DirectFB backend in quite a while. I couldn't get enough contiguous
spare time to work on it. The result was that I was constantly reviewing
my previous work and never accomplishing anything worthwhile.
If anyone else want to tackle this go for it!
Anyhow, I've decided to grapple something a bit easier, something I can
work on in small chucks. That thing is support for CUPS.
I'm making a GSCUPS framework. Later will come a GSCUPSGui framework, and
finally some apps for managing CUPS will come forth.
Sure! What about adding CUPS support to NSPrinter as well? Or some way for
NSPrinter to use your framework.
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