Re: [Freestandards-ldps] lpr subset standard wanted
> Thanks Jim. Given the support for CUPS, my inclination would be to
> base any LDPS recommendation for printing on the above (smallest)
> subset of lpr functionality. There are a few options I might miss,
> but nothing that applications really need to put on the command line
I suspect we should leave -m in but document that it might do nothing. Thats
> And I would also drop -C and -s from the list and include a strong
> recommendation to add options in a dialog box.
You need -s to print large files on many setups, and tools do use it knowing
that its a good polite way to do printing. Granted lprng etc dont care but
they ignore it so its ok.
CUPS I suspect is about to become considerably less relevant for the short
term. Nevertheless the options it drops are the bizarre ones like troff
support and I see no reason to disagree with the proposal to not document
stuff that the others have but it lacks.