[Inkjet-list] Re: New inkjet printing architecture

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Tue Apr 24 10:01:56 PDT 2001

Mark Hamzy wrote:
> ...
> cups_page_header_t equivalent that was being proposed.  When I look
> at that structure, I dont see quality string or resolution string. 
> You have to open and parse the PPD file for this right?  If these
> would be in the inkjet-architecture's job properties equivalent,
> then we would save processing time (especially over many pages and
> jobs).

>From the page header, yes you'd have to do the reverse-lookup off
the PPD file right now.

We're also expanding the page header in CUPS 1.2 (the new CVS
development branch should be fit for consumption once 1.1.7 is
released) to include additional string and numeric values, so
it should be possible to pass the names as well as the numbers.

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products                  mike at easysw.com
Printing Software for UNIX                       http://www.easysw.com

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