Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG,>
From: Ty Sarna <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/15/1998 00:31:34
[directed away from source-changes]

In article <> 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.