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Re: ITP: task-printing

On Apr 19,  9:55pm, Anton Zinoviev wrote:

This package puts too many things together IMVHO.
Sme of these programs are completely useless for quite a number of users and
will just take disk space for no gain (I don't care if disks are cheap now,
installing useless stuff is a BAD practice).

> Depends: lprng, gs | gs-aladdin, gsfonts, psfontmgr, magicfilter |
> apsfilter, libpaperg, a2ps, enscript, djtools, jpeg2ps, mpage, npadmin,

What do I need djtool for? I don't have a DeskJet.
Actually the number of people having these is probably much smaller than
number of people having some other printers.

> printop, psptools, psutils, smbclient, ncpfs, rlpr, bzip2, gzip, groff,

Installing support for all kinds of network printing is useless.
One would *never* need all of them at once IMHO.

> recode, transfig, xpdf, pnmtopng, netpbm, libjpeg-progs, libtiff-tools

Xpdf is *not* related to printing.


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