Subject: Re: need a PS printer fast
To: Wojciech Puchar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Herb Peyerl <email@example.com>
Date: 09/06/2002 06:33:59
Wojciech Puchar <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> is it REALLY have to be postscript printer? can't you buy any
> printer which ghostscript can use and
> define in /etc/printcap?
> HP Laserjets are generally good choice, and comes both with and without
> postscript (and with big price difference)
You clearly have never actually _tried_ to do this. 'Ghostscript' is so
useless, it can't even convert a Word document containing the word 'testing'
in 12 point courier font. This most recently verified using my wife's
OSX box running MS Office-OSX printing via 'lpr' using the "Generic PPD"
to a Laserjet print queue on my NetBSD box that pipes the job through
ghostscript to our Laserjet 1100.
I think the only Postscript that ghostscript can successfully parse is