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Re: Printer for linux?



On Mon, 2006-04-17 at 16:38 -0700, Kelly Clowers wrote:
> On 4/17/06, Doofus <doofus@bulldoghome.com> wrote:
> 
> <snip>
> > My potted understanding is that unix/linux applications generally output
> > postscript formatted data for printing and since Joe Public can't afford
> > a postcript capable printer, postscript interpreters (eg ghostscript)
> > have been developed which sit in between postscript data streams and non
> > postscript (HP PCL?) printers. Do correct me if I'm wrong with any of this.
> 
> I have never heard of a separate PS interpreter, they may be out there,
> but it isn't anything you need, because Linux can talk to PCL printers

Meaning you've never heard of a PS interpreter being built into a
printer?

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