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Re: How to create a PDF-Printer from the command line

On Sun 07 Jan 2018 at 21:18:09 -0600, David Wright wrote:

> BTW a2ps, suggested earlier, is another that failed to move to Unicode
> AIUI. A shame as it had lots of useful column/custom heading stuff.

a2ps. enscript and (possibly) paps date from the era (not so long ago)
when PostScript was COW (centre of the world). That is not to say they
have outlived their usfulness (yet) but things have moved on to PDF.
In particular, PDF is a pivotol aspect of the default printing system,
as well as many printers sold today. It also seems to be the common
way of distributing documents.


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