Re: [g-a-devel]Writing Printer Drivers

Thanks for the hints. I have downloaded gnome-print from CVS and will 
look it over. The Tiger embosser would be used for such things as 
producing tactile graphs for a math book. I'm hoping that I can 
eventually switch our whole office to Gnome and kick Windows goodbye.
On 25 
Jul 2002, Michael Meeks wrote:

> Hi John,
> On Tue, 2002-07-23 at 11:29, John J. Boyer wrote:
> > I am writing a driver for the Tiger Advantage Tactile Graphics Embosser. 
> > This is somewhat similar to writing a driver for a laser printer. Which 
> > parts of the Gnome documentation would be most useful. Some good 
> > references from the experts could save me a lot of time.
> 	There is no printing support for widgets - since it turns out that
> mostly people don't want to print widgets, unless they want appalling
> quality output.
> 	There is a gnome-print module / project that provides a nice
> post-script type API for gnome with pluggable backends print to
> PDF/Image/Postscript etc. that you might want to look at, checkout the
> 'gnome-print' module in CVS. Or subscribe the the mailing list linked
> from somewhere.
> 	HTH,
> 		Michael.

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