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Bug#329027: The PPD files are fine, the bug is in whatever is processing them

gpe92@free.fr writes:

> Selon Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org>:

>> On Sat, 20 May 2006, gpe wrote:
>> > The line 253 of the file /usr/share/ppd/hplip/HP-DeskJet_5652-hpijs.ppd
>> > (*ImageableArea A4/A4: "9.72 36 585.28 833") contains values with decimal
>> > point.
>> Adobe PPD specification version 4.3, page 102:
>> "The bounding box value of *Imageable Area is given as four real numbers..."
>> Whatever is not processing this right needs to be fixed.  I am not sure it
>> is gutenprint, might be one of the ghostscripts for all I know.  Please
>> reassign/clone the bug as necessary.
>> And whatever is not processing this right, it is going to break in at least
>> 608 PPDs shipped by Debian (and I don't even have all PPD files installed,
>> just all the hpijs ones plus all the postscript printer ones from
>> linuxprinting.org).  So it better get fixed ASAP.

> I've made a test with (*ImageableArea A4/A4: "9 36 586 833") instead
> of (*ImageableArea A4/A4: "9.72 36 585.28 833") and now the preview
> in gutenprint is good but the impression is bad, there is a shift to
> the bottom.

Just to clarify, by "preview in gutenprint", you are referring to the
GIMP Print plugin?

If so, please could you try 5.0.0-rc3 (gimp-print
4.3.99+cvs20060521-1), which was uploaded to unstable yesterday?


Roger Leigh
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