[Gnome-print] Re: [Gimp-print-devel] An introduction to gnome-print (fwd)

   From: Miguel de Icaza <miguel@helixcode.com>
   Date: 31 May 2000 16:11:43 -0400

   > Um, problem *not* solved.
   > Do some math: 8.5x11x1440x720x3 (assuming 24-bit RGB at device
   > resolution) = 85MB for a single page of graphics if you RIP the
   > entire bitmap in memory.  Double that for a tabloid size printer,
   > and forget about it if you hook up a large-format plotter (E size
   > = 1.4GB)

   Dude, you are all confused.

   We can generate and produce the bitmap for any part of the page.  This

	   1. The whole page if your printer needs it.

And therein lies the problem.  What happens if you have a stack of
printers that need the whole page?

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