Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ty Sarna <email@example.com>
Date: 01/15/1998 00:31:34
[directed away from source-changes]
In article <199801150037.QAA21127@andare.fugue.com> you write:
> Hm. Windoze has an API for printing. So does the Mac. Do you
> consider them improvements over opening a pipe to lpr?
Yes, in the area of printing. lpr is half a printing interface at best.
Spooling and some format conversion capabilities does not a printing
interface make. Maybe, with the advent of printer support in X we'll
start to get there though.