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

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Thu Jun 13 10:01:44 UTC 2013


On 05/17/2013 07:32 AM, Michael Sweet wrote:
> You need some sort of local spooling, but it need not be cupsd doing the spooling. Consider writing a small DBUS-based spooler that provides UI for monitoring and canceling the job.  This spooler could also handle the basic conversion from PDF to PWG Raster and could despool to cupsd or direct to a printer.

This would mean to resemble large parts of CUPS (spooling, filtering,
but not networking) for a per-user/per-app printing system, needing a
lot of maintenance/development man power, and extra resources on mobile
devices.

   Till




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