Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Aug 2007 10:24 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives Some interesting tidbits from the Haiku world. Firstly, the WebKit port bounty has reached its target, meaning Ryan Leavengood can get to work. Secondly, Vasper has made huge strides in getting CUPS ported to Haiku. And on a funny note, BeOS icons were used in the "24" TV show.
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RE[2]: Why CUPS
by Mike Pavone on Thu 2nd Aug 2007 14:16 UTC in reply to "RE: Why CUPS"
Mike Pavone
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2006-06-26

You dont need 1000 native drivers. As I said earlier I used PPD's with IPP just fine. Maybe I was the only one who bothered to figure this out?

You'd probably only need one driver for each printing protocol, ie IPP, SMB, lpr etc.


That's fine if you're talking about network printers, but I would guess that most home users have an inkjet printer connected directly in which case a PPD isn't going to cut it.

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