Subject: Re: lpd and filter programs
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/24/1998 07:49:12
In article <>,
	Ian Dall <> writes:
> I see no reason why troff filters for example and the various "magic" input
> filters around should not be run by lpr instead of lpd.

Because the machine sending the job to "lpd" maybe a stupid Windows NT?
Or because it makes much more sense to install and configure "magicfilter"
and the packages required to use it on a single server instead of several

Matthias Scheler