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Re: Bug#237028: ITP: cups-pdf -- PDF printer backend for CUPS

On Tue, 2004-03-09 at 12:54, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le mar 09/03/2004 à 13:13, Martin-Éric Racine a écrit :
> >  CUPS-PDF provides a PDF Writer backend to CUPS. It can be used to provide
> >  a virtual printer to a paperless network or to perform testing on CUPS.
> >  .
> >  The optional Gnome package gnome-cups-manager is capable of auto-detecting
> >  this backend as a suitable printer and to offer to install it for you.
> What's the point of this backend for GNOME applications? All of them
> (except for galeon/epiphany which don't use cups anyway) are already
> capable of creating PDF documents.

I'd say for all of the other applications out there which don't use
gnomeprint, so they too can write PDF files.

gnome-cups-manager just makes it easy to add it to the system as a
printer so that all apps can use it.

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