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Re: ML-320 compatible dot-matrix printer

On Thu, Jul 12, 2007 at 10:33:03PM -0400, Douglas Allan Tutty wrote:
> Hello,
> I have an Origional IBM Personal Computer Graphics Printer.  I know from
> previous installations that the only way I found to get it to print
> postscript was with the gs-esp ML-320 driver.
> However, I've always used lprng since its seems like overkill to bring
> in all of cups.  On my last box, where I got it to work, I ended up with
> foomatic-printfilters (which brings in a lot of the cups stuff) and used
> the foomatic GUI to set it up with lprng.
> Does anyone using lprng know of an easier/simpler way to get things
> working?
> My hesitation on cups is twofold:  the large amount of downloading over
> slow dialup; and I'm unclear on the politics of the openprinting.org
> movement.  The latter seems to be driven by one company.

well, I have nothing to offer except that Apple has purchased cups[1] and
hired it main developer, so that could get interesting. Is there a
cups fork in the future?


[1] http://apple.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/07/12/1342258

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