[Xcb] xprint

Barton C Massey bart at cs.pdx.edu
Tue Mar 22 15:27:28 PST 2005

In message <74f15d5f0503221522122c843e at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 15:05:33 -0800, Barton C Massey <bart at cs.pdx.edu> wrote:
> > Jeremy, we'll gladly take whatever you do.  My personal
> > opinion is that Xprint is a bad thing---CUPS is better in
> > every way that I am aware of.
> Xprint is not a replacement for CUPS, it it an API on top of
> CUPS/LPR/GDI/Quarz which abstracts tasks like spooler access or
> rendering to make the life of an application easier.

I'm hardly a printing expert; fortunately, my opinion
doesn't really matter on this one :-).  Someone should do
the X portion of Xprint for XCB, and we'll get it into the
XCB distro, even if as a separate library per Jamey's
excellent suggestion.


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