Re: Canon i950 printer ppd file
----- Original Message -----
From: Tommy Trussell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sunday, March 20, 2005 4:51 am
Subject: Re: Canon i950 printer ppd file
> On Sat, 19 Mar 2005 21:29:46 -0800, MATT RICHARDSON
> <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > On Mar 19, 2005, at 10:53 AM, MATT RICHARDSON wrote:
> > >
> > > > The short version is that you can use a Windows ppd.
> > > great! so you can use a WindowsNT ppd on a PPC machine?
> > This thread has some relevant info as well:
> > http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/topic-23872.html
> There's apparently some (Japanese?) CUPS software involved here...
> Remember, with CUPS you not only need the PPD, but you need the right
> "Back End" driver that converts from Postscript to the raster format
> of the printer.
> So apparently somebody at Canon is developing "linux-friendly"
Thanks for the pick-up on the back end driver. I've been lucky enough
to have post script laser printers to deal with and forget that the
inkjets need a bit more to get going.