[Printing-architecture] Some suggestions for the DNS-SD (Bonjour) printer support in the dialog

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Thu Jun 13 09:58:50 UTC 2013

On 05/17/2013 04:23 PM, Michael Sweet wrote:
> Also, CUPS 1.6 and later have CUPS APIs for efficiently browsing for and getting printer capabilities.  I don't know what your requirements are for CUPS versions, but that would save a lot of code right there...

I have looked into the new APIs of CUPS 1.7.x and for example for
getting the possible/available paper sizes of a printer and IPP request
takes place. This still needs waking up the printer.


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