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

Ben Woodard wrote:
> ...
> The tricky part is getting PPD files to work with non-ps printers. I
> spent a couple days recently seeing what it would take to enhance gs
> drivers to handle many of the things that are commonly done in PPD
> files. It appears non-trivial.

The standard gdevprn and friends supports the PageSize and Duplex
settings; most of the GS drivers provide BitsPerPixel and other
settings.  Adding additional variables is not difficult - see the
gdevcups driver in the CUPS version of GNU GhostScript for an
example that supports all of the Adobe standard page dictionary

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products        
Printing Software for UNIX             

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