[Sugar-devel] print support proposal up and running!(uses moodle)

Vamsi Krishna Davuluri vamsi.davuluri at gmail.com
Wed Mar 25 07:58:36 EDT 2009

correction : /would print the specified file on the server.

On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 5:23 PM, Vamsi Krishna Davuluri <
vamsi.davuluri at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ah yes, thanks for pointing  it out for me! I hadn't given critical thought
> about avoiding the client-server cups setup. Case is its not even required,
> as the server will be having the printer (or if some other machine, I will
> just write code which configures it to the network printer on the server i
> mean) when received approve, a nice php script would print to the specified
> file on the server.
> We wont be requiring any drivers on the client just driver for one virtual
> cups-pdf! the dependencies and all come to max 1 mb. Just checked.
> http://sophie.zarb.org/srpm/Fedora,10,/cups-pdf/deps
> On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 5:08 PM, Martin Langhoff <
> martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Vamsi Krishna Davuluri
>> <vamsi.davuluri at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > What cups-pdf does is it has the ability to print a pdf from any mime
>> type
>> > associated with cups mime.types. As opposed to what the abiword api does
>> > (draw the screen to graphic objects and export to pdf) . So this is
>> really
>> > an asset!
>> Ah, ok, that does sound good and worthwhile, specially if you can
>> avoid the client-server setup which you won't want, and the big
>> footprint of all the cups drivers for a bazillion printers (perhaps
>> that's well isolated in the foomatic packages already? i dunno).
>> m
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