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Re: Strange behavior of lpr+lpd resolved

Mario Giammarco wrote:
> I cannot understand why a cable let some program print and other no.
This is because there different handshaking schemes that can be implemented
on the Centronics interface. I don't have a copy of the IEEE specification
at the moment so I can't be more specific.

One of the big problems about the Centronics interface is that there are
2 specifications, which use the BUSY/READY signals in a slightly different
way. Another big problem is that the IEEE specification is an evergreen
document, i.e. it is constantly changing.

Hope this helps

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