[Sugar-devel] Print Support proposal (need input) Beta

Wade Brainerd wadetb at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 19:35:44 EDT 2009

2009/3/19 Luke Faraone <luke at faraone.cc>:
> 2009/3/19 Caroline Meeks <caroline at meekshome.com>
>> Another use case is the student wants to print from home.  The work may
>> have been done at school then the student comes home, either using SoaS or
>> with a laptop and now wants to print on the parent's computer.
> For that use case, we're going to have to have some sort of
> "install-as-needed" service. Is there a way to do so that will be easilly
> discoverable? (I'm at a loss as to how that can be accomplished without
> requiring technical knowledge on the part of the user, or distro-specific
> fixes)

Possibly stupid question, but why is CUPS that big?  Does it have
dependencies we could work on stripping?

USB-based printing would be great IMO.  Particularly when we're
talking about kids with laptops other than the XO, in developed
countries where printers at work and at home are more common.


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