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

On Sat, 3 Jun 2000, Robert L Krawitz wrote:

> 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
> regard.

And you are thinking ONLY in the terms of big IT department.

The right way takes into account both. But desktop people need up-to-art
printing NOW, or the World Domination will be stalled ;)


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