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

   Date: Sat, 03 Jun 2000 16:54:27 -0400
   From: Michael Sweet <>

   > I guess "resource management" is another new topic that I do not
   > understand.  I wonder what resource you are managing here, and "etc"
   > really does not cut it as a complain.

   Let's see:

You omitted

7) Spooler capacity/network bandwidth.  Raster files can easily exceed
   50 MB/page.  A single 100 page print job can consume 5 GB of disk
   space, and if the printer is remote, require almost 10 minutes on a
   100 Mb Ethernet just to transfer.

Miguel, the problem here is that you're thinking ONLY of the desktop.
You cannot design a printing system without taking into account the
entire support infrastructure required.  The needs of the home user
and the needs of the IT department are entirely different in this

Robert Krawitz <>

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