[Printing-architecture] Meeting notes for 2006-05-17 / LSB 3.2 recommendation

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Sat May 20 08:49:35 PDT 2006

Till Kamppeter wrote:
> ...
> optional but not required. In addition, there should be a directory
> level between supplier and PPD for the language:
> /usr/share/ppd/{supplier}/{lang}/{manufacturer}-{model}-{extra info}.ppd
> /usr/share/ppd/{supplier}/{lang}/{manufacturer}-{model}.ppd
> ...
> /usr/share/ppd/HP/en/Hewlett_Packard-hp_color_LaserJet_4650.ppd
> /usr/share/ppd/HP/de/Hewlett_Packard-hp_color_LaserJet_4650.ppd

IMHO, the focus should be on "globalized" PPD files; the DDK will
(soon) provide a ppdmerge utility to make this process trivial.

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software        http://www.easysw.com

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