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

   Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2000 00:47:06 +0200 (CEST)
   From: Lauris Kaplinski <>

   > What you really should do is discuss any perceived shortcomings of
   > PostScript with Adobe.

   Yes. But we should not try to convince Adobe improving PostScript,
   but instead do that ourselves.  It time to take standard away from
   the hands of evil corporation :)

I've heard of using a sledgehammer to kill a fly; I've never heard of
using a flyswatter to kill an elephant.

I'm sorry, but this just about takes the cake for sheer nonsense.
Adobe may control the PostScript standard, but it is very well
specified, it's under active development, and Adobe's doing a good job
with it.  Exactly how do you propose to "take the standard away" from

Robert Krawitz <>

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