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Re: Printers using free software only



On Wed 25 Jul 2012 at 23:23:14 +0300, Andrei POPESCU wrote:

> On Mi, 25 iul 12, 21:18:19, Brian wrote:
> > On Wed 25 Jul 2012 at 18:02:11 +0300, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
> > 
> > > On Lu, 23 iul 12, 18:05:45, Brian wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > All the major applications on the popular DEs are now geared up to
> > > > output in PDF format when printing.
> > > 
> > > PDF is kind of a subset of PostScript ;)
> > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pdf#PostScript
> > 
> > An interesting perspective but how does that connect with the assertion
> > that
> > 
> > > . . . Linux applications generally output Postscript when printing. ?
> > 
> > I'll rephrase what I said previously:
> > 
> > No major application on the popular DEs outputs PostScript when printing.
> 
> I was trying to point out that a PS printer is also a PDF printer.

Are you using the word 'printer' to refer to the actual physical machine
which does the printing or are you using it as a shorthand for 'printer
queue' or 'print queue'?


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