[Xcb] xprint

Jeremy Kolb jkolb at brandeis.edu
Tue Mar 22 21:35:34 PST 2005

Barton C Massey wrote:
> 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.
>     Bart

Well from what I can tell there's an xprint proto which could be put in 
xcb and then maybe a separate library built on top of it?


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